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sleeping_thread_to_gdb_regs(9) [centos man page]

SLEEPING_THREAD_TO_G(9) 				     Kernel Debugger Internals					   SLEEPING_THREAD_TO_G(9)

sleeping_thread_to_gdb_regs - Convert ptrace regs to GDB regs SYNOPSIS
void sleeping_thread_to_gdb_regs(unsigned long * gdb_regs, struct task_struct * p); ARGUMENTS
gdb_regs A pointer to hold the registers in the order GDB wants. p The struct task_struct of the desired process. DESCRIPTION
Convert the register values of the sleeping process in p to the format that GDB expects. This function is called when kgdb does not have access to the struct pt_regs and therefore it should fill the gdb registers gdb_regs with what has been saved in struct thread_struct thread field during switch_to. AUTHOR
Jason Wessel <> Author. COPYRIGHT
Kernel Hackers Manual 3.10 June 2014 SLEEPING_THREAD_TO_G(9)

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Devel::GDB::LowLevel(3pm)				User Contributed Perl Documentation				 Devel::GDB::LowLevel(3pm)

Devel::GDB::LowLevel - Low-level interface for communicating with GDB DESCRIPTION
This module is used internally by Devel::GDB. It handles the low-level I/O of communicating with the GDB process. CONSTRUCTOR
new Spawns a GDB process. Because this class only facilitates communication with GDB (not with the inferior process being debugged), you have to decide what to do with the "STDIN", "STDOUT", and "STDERR" of that process. There are a few options available: * If STDIN is a tty, we can have the inferior process communicate directly with the controlling tty (emulating the default behavior of gdb): $gdb = new Devel::GDB::LowLevel( '-execfile' => $path_to_gdb, '-params' => $extra_gdb_params ); * Or, we can create an "Expect" object to communicate with the inferior process: $gdb = new Devel::GDB::LowLevel( '-create-expect' => 1 ); $expect = $gdb->get_expect_obj(); * Or, we can create our own tty and use that: $gdb = new Devel::GDB::LowLevel( '-use-tty' => '/dev/pts/123' ); METHODS
send Sends a raw line of text to GDB. This should not contain any newlines (they will be stripped). This method only sends a request, and does not wait for a response. get_reader Returns the file handle from which to read GDB responses. get_expect_obj Returns the "Expect" object created in the constructor. Dies if '-create-expect' was not passed to "new". interrupt Send SIGINT to the GDB session, interrupting the inferior process (if any). SEE ALSO
Antal Novak <>, Josef Ezra <> COPYRIGHT AND LICENSE
Copyright (C) 2007 by Antal Novak & Josef Ezra This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as Perl itself, either Perl version 5.8.8 or, at your option, any later version of Perl 5 you may have available. perl v5.8.8 2008-02-03 Devel::GDB::LowLevel(3pm)
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