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    Gregory Maxwell wrote:
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    > On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Alan Cox wrote:
    >
    > > > Ehh? And exactly _how_ would a debugger help it.
    > > >
    > > > Especially as Alan quoted an example of a driver bug that didn't get fixed
    > > > for several months because the maintainer didn't have the hardware.
    > > >
    > > > What would a debugger have done?
    > >
    > > Let the end user give me essential answers on what was happening at the failure
    > > point. Think of it as a crash dump tool with extra controls
    > [snip]
    >
    > If this is your primary argument for a kernel debugger, a 'crash dump tool
    > with extra controls', then why not just cleanly implement a 'crash dump
    > tool with extra controls'.

    Where did he say 'primary argument'?

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    Daniel
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