Schedule: GDB Tracepoints

Jim Blandy
Day Sunday
Room Chavanne
Start time 15:00
End time 15:45
Duration 00:45
Event type Lecture
Track Development and Languages
Language English
Slides (PDF)
Video (Ogg/Theora)
GDB Tracepoints

GDB and tracepoint debugging

Tracepoint debugging allows a developer to observe a program as it runs with minimal impact on its real-time behavior.

Jim's work, building on the Linux kprobes facility and GDB's existing tracepoint support, allows GDB to debug the Linux kernel it is running under, using source-level expressions and source code locations.