[LLVMdev] llvm-db status

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Sun Sep 27 15:41:41 PDT 2009

On Sep 27, 2009, at 3:34 PM, idoud wrote:

> Hi,
> I would like to ask what is the status concerning llvm-db. When I am
> trying to use it I get the following error:
> "Error: No supported binding to inferior processes (debugger not
> implemented)."
> Searching in the mailing list I found that you have discontinued
> working on it.
> I would like to ask if there are any plans to resume development and
> if you are looking for any volunteers to resume this work.
> As part of my research I am studying bi-directional debugging (reverse
> execution similar to gdb's ). I was hopping I could leverage the
> llvm's byte-code level information (data flow information) and
> simplicity as part of my project.

New work on it is always welcome, but llvm-db is little more than a  
command line prompt that is similar to GDB's.  It has no actually  
useful debugger logic.


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