[PATCH] Fix debugger attach for threads

Thomas Pfaff tpfaff@gmx.net
Tue Nov 4 08:41:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 31, 2003 at 10:11:46PM +0100, Thomas Pfaff wrote:
>>This patch allows a debugger to attach when an exception occurs in a 
>>thread other than the mainthread.
>>I am not happy about the wait in handle_exceptions, but it works on my 
>>machine. I think that a waitloop until the debugger is attached is 
>>cleaner, but there must be a reason why the debbugging loop is 
>>implemented this way.
> The intent is for an attached debugger to immediately see the location
> that died.  If you loop in the try_to_debug code then it is a pain to
> figure out exactly where the exception occurred.

I never see immediately the location, i must always continue the program 
to get it.

Anyway, attached is new attempt that does not make use of 
Suspend/ResumeThread and keeps the process running until the debugger is 

2003-11-04  Thomas Pfaff  <tpfaff@gmx.net>

	* exceptions.cc (handle_exceptions): Keep process running when
	debugger is attaching. Give debugger CPU time to attach.
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