Re: Availability of kdb

From: Linus Torvalds (
Date: Wed Sep 06 2000 - 16:38:13 EST

On Wed, 6 Sep 2000, Marco Colombo wrote:
> As you said, the are two kinds of reactions. I don't understand why you
> think that the presence of a debugger will *prevent* people from doing
> the Right Thing and "think about problems another way". Are debuggers so
> evil? Will a KDB option in the standard tarball seduce ALL the smart guys
> , and even YOU, and lead you all to the Dark Side? Do you believe a
> debugger has such a power?

Go back. Read the mail again.

Read the part about weeding out the people who are not careful.

Think about it.



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