Delay in GDB

Leon Pollak leonp at plris.com
Fri Aug 26 10:01:08 UTC 2011


One more reason to add the delay - there may be some HW related variables, 
which must not be read without a reason: FIFO, status registers, etc.

On Friday 26 August 2011 10:09:35 Kishore Jonnalagadda wrote:
> On Aug 25, 2011 11:07 PM, "Niko Sams" <niko.sams at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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?
> 
> (I assume the request to gdb is being made by the tooltip)
> I think it is a good idea to delay the gdb request/tooltip independent of
> the proper fix.
> 
> > 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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