Improving debugging (gdb) support

Andreas Mohr andi at
Thu May 23 14:48:21 CDT 2002

On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 09:26:52PM +0200, Eric Pouech wrote:
> Eric Pouech a écrit :
> > 
> > in terms of porting options for gdb, I've looked at several options to do the job, what has to be done.
> > (I'll format tonight the result of the analysis, when I'm back home)
> as said, you'll find here a more detailed analysis of the gdb and wine
> integration
> I considered 4 options for the debugger:
> - keeping on working on WineDbg
> - using GDB, but as a native Linux application. From a technical point
> of view, the debugger only interacts with the Unix APIs.
> - using GDB, but as a WineLib application. In this case, the debugger
> would use the Win32 debugging API.
> - using GDB remote protocol (with GDB still a native application, and a
> remote stub being a winelib application). GDB will use the remote
> protocol, and the remote stub will convert the gdb remote protocol
> request into Win32 calls.
> I crossed those options with several features needed for the Wine
> debugger:

It seems you forgot to list one of the most important things:
Win16 support via WOW interface.

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