RE: [PATCH] tools/power/acpi/tools/acpidbg: Add multi-commands support in batch mode
From: Zheng, Lv
Date: Thu Jul 21 2016 - 20:26:27 EST
> From: Rafael J. Wysocki [mailto:rjw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Subject: Re: [PATCH] tools/power/acpi/tools/acpidbg: Add multi-
> commands support in batch mode
> On Wednesday, July 20, 2016 04:12:08 PM Lv Zheng wrote:
> > This patch adds multi-commands support for the batch mode. The same
> > can be seen in acpiexec.
> > However people may think this is not useful for an in-kernel debugger,
> > because the in-kernel debugger is always running, never exits. So we can
> > run another command by running another acpidbg batch mode instance.
> > But this mode should still be useful for acpidbg. The reason is: when the
> > in-kernel debugger has entered the single-stepping mode, ending acpidbg
> > (which closes the debugger IO interface) will lead to the end of the
> > single-stepping mode.
> > So we need the acpidbg multi-commands batch mode in order to execute
> > multiple single-stepping mode commands in the batch mode.
> > Signed-off-by: Lv Zheng <lv.zheng@xxxxxxxxx>
> Does this depend on the kernel flushing support series?
This depends on the "flush" stuff.
That's why I sent it to the same mailing thread.