[lldb-dev] [RFC] OS Awareness in LLDB

Leonard Mosescu via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Oct 31 11:26:40 PDT 2018

Hi Alexander, are you interested in user-mode, kernel-mode debugging or

Fore reference, the current state of the art regarding OS-awareness
debugging is debugging tools for windows
& co.). This is not surprising since the tools were developed alongside
Windows. Obviously they are specific to Windows, but it's good example of
how the OS-awareness might look like.

On Mon, Oct 29, 2018 at 11:37 AM, Alexander Polyakov via lldb-dev <
lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> Hi lldb-dev,
> I'm a senior student at Saint Petersburg State University. The one of my
> possible diploma themes is "OS Awareness in LLDB". Generally, the OS
> awareness extends a debugger to provide a representation of the OS threads
> - or tasks - and other relevant data structures, typically semaphores,
> mutexes, or queues.
> I want to ask the community if OS awareness is interesting for LLDB users
> and developers? The main goal is to create some base on top of LLDB that
> can be extended to support awareness for different operating systems.
> Also, if you have a good article or other useful information about OS
> awareness, please share it with me.
> Thanks in advance!
> --
> Alexander
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