[lldb-dev] strange behaviour at lldb cmd line

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Thu Jun 19 12:18:59 PDT 2014

>> On Jun 19, 2014, at 10:29 AM, Shawn Best <sbest at blueshiftinc.com> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> I would like to start contributing to lldb project and help improve it on linux.  I am seeing some strange behaviour that makes lldb appear a little flakey.  Some details of my system:
>> - Ubuntu 14.04, 64 bit running inside a VM on windows
>> - built from top of top of tree with gcc 4.8.2.  Issue happens either configure/make or cmake/ninja
>> - stock lldb-3.4 version shipped with Ubuntu does not exhibit this behaviour
>> There are two intermittent issues:  1. When I run a program, I see messages that do not belong (indicating the process was stopped)  2.  There appears to be a race condition sending text to the console where (lldb) prompt will come out of order making it appear there is no command prompt.

Hi Shawn,

There are also some previous threads on this topic in the archives
that could help give you some background.  The discussion was in reply
to the r202525 commit message.

I described a hacky workaround that works for me in:

Can you give it a try?  If it "works" for you that will at least
suggest we share the same issue on FreeBSD and Linux.


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