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    SubjectRe: KGTP (Linux Kernel debugger and tracer) 20110405 release
    On Wed, Apr 6, 2011 at 16:19, Peter Zijlstra <peterz@infradead.org> wrote:
    > On Wed, 2011-04-06 at 13:54 +0800, Hui Zhu wrote:
    >
    >> This is a good question.
    >>
    >> The KGTP is completely different with KGDB.  It will not supply simple
    >> gdbrsp debug interface to user.  It just supply  interface between the
    >> kernel tracepoint(Now, just support kprobe, will add others later) and
    >> GDB tracepoint function.
    >>
    >> So user can debug and trace Linux kernel with GDB without stop the
    >> Linux Kernel (So the GDB can running on this Kernel).  It is a trace
    >> tools and debug tools.
    >
    > But this isn't really an answer either. Could you extend the existing
    > KGDB infrastructure to provide these features and thereby re-use
    > existing infrastructure to reduce your patch size and code duplication?
    >
    > Jason (the KGDB maintainer) certainly thought there was much possibility
    > there when I spoke to him yesterday.
    >
    > Think of it this way, wouldn't it be much better if there was one tool
    > that could provide the combined feature set of KGDB and KGTP?
    >

    Thanks Peter. I think it is very good.

    Which part do you think kgtp can share with kgdb?

    Thanks,
    Hui
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