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Re: Contributing LLVM.org patches to gud.el

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Contributing LLVM.org patches to gud.el
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2015 17:27:55 +0100
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Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:

>> I really doubt that people prefer using a debugger that lacks basic
>> features, like remote debugging, even on GNU/Linux, more so on *BSD.
>> If they do, perhaps printf debugging is a contender as well?
>> And what about all the advanced features, like fork-following, JIT
>> debugging, probe points, reverse execution, record and replay, etc.?
> Just as a data point: I have never used any of those features you mention.

Reverse execution is actually pretty useful when the place of a segfault
does not really retain a lot of information about its genesis.  Little
surprisingly, it depends on recorded execution.

David Kastrup

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