Delay in GDB

Niko Sams niko.sams at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 17:34:57 UTC 2011


Hm, sounds like a ugly workaround that only works if you move the mouse
fast enough...
Isn't it possible to fix the real cause for the error?
What is a "bus error" - who causes this error?

Niko

On Tue, Aug 23, 2011 at 19:08, Leon Pollak <leonp at plris.com> wrote:
> Hello, all.
>
> I am working with the embedded linux (remote debugging) and encounter the
> following problem: some variables/elements in the program under debugging can
> not be displayed by the gdb/gdbserver and cause the "bus error".
> Such are, for example, mapped memory locations, errno variable and some more.
> Kdevelop today has a brilliant feature - display the variable value when the
> cursor hoovers over it. The problem is, that it tries to do this immediately!
> This means, that even when one passes through this 'problematic' variable on
> his way to 'normal' variable, it causes the bus error.
>
> So, what I ask is some, let's say, 0.5-1s delay between the STOP over the
> variable and the request to the gdb to show it.
>
> Many thanks ahead.
> --
> Leon.
>
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