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task #9117: Multi-process debugging

Submitted by:  Peter Wainwright <pwainwright>
Submitted on:  Sun 15 Feb 2009 07:09:02 PM UTC  
Should Start On: Sun 15 Feb 2009 12:00:00 AM UTCShould be Finished on: Fri 15 Jun 2001 12:00:00 AM UTC
Category: NonePriority: 5 - Normal
Status: NonePrivacy: Public
Percent Complete: 0%Assigned to: shaunak saha <shaunak>
Open/Closed: OpenEffort: 0.00

Sun 15 Feb 2009 07:09:02 PM UTC, original submission:

Many applications now consist of a number of interacting processes running the same or different programs. The most extreme example might be HPC applications using MPI on large clusters. But even desktop applications often use two or more processes communicating over a network socket.

It would be very cool and useful to have a decent framework for debugging these.

GDB is currently working on multi-process debugging. We should look at whether we can use this. Alternatively, we might start a separate GDB inferior for each process and manage the multi-process stuff in DDD.

Peter Wainwright <pwainwright>


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