Re: KGTP (Linux Kernel debugger and tracer) 20110405 release

From: Peter Zijlstra
Date: Tue Apr 05 2011 - 13:27:52 EST

On Tue, 2011-04-05 at 19:59 +0800, Hui Zhu wrote:
> KGTP is a realtime and lightweight Linux Kernel GDB debugger and
> tracer that use Kprobe.
> It make Linux Kernel supply a GDB remote debug interface. Then GDB in
> current machine or remote machine(see "Make GDB connect to gtp") can
> debug Linux through GDB tracepoint without stop the Linux Kernel.
> And even if the board doesn't have GDB on it and doesn't have
> interface for remote debug. It can debug the Linux Kernel use offline
> debug (See "Offline debug").

So this leaves me wondering how this is different from the existing
KGDB, if its different why its not reusing/extending the existing

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