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    SubjectRe: [RFC] [PATCH] In-kernel gdbstub based on utrace Infrastructure.
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    Ingo Molnar <mingo@elte.hu> writes:

    > [...] Since the speed of development in this area is truly glacial
    > at the moment and the practical advantages that i can experience
    > personally (directly as a Linux user and indirectly as a maintainer)
    > are miniscule so far, caution is warranted IMO. [...]

    If the "caution" you suggest is operationally equivalent to
    discouraging even miniscule improvements, is it any wonder that
    progress is glacial?

    The gdbstub prototype was constructed for two reasons: to demonstrate
    utrace usage now, and in the future to be incrementally useful (over
    ptrace, by moving into fast kernel-space operations like
    multithreading control, gdb-tracepoint support, other stuff). #1 is
    about done. With respect to #2, we can certainly commit to ongoing
    work on improvements, provided the community shows interest and
    goodwill.

    - FChE


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