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Linux Debugging with Signals


This is an interesting method of speeding up your debugging phase. This article gives a background on Linux signals with examples specifically tested on PPC Linux, then goes on to show how to design your handlers to output information that lets you quickly home in on failed portions of code.
When debugging, perhaps 90 percent of your time is spent just finding the problem. You can use signals to reduce this time. Signals provide a great deal of information to or about a user space process. You can design applications to use signal information to decide a course of action, giving applications full control within their execution context.
 read more | mail this link | score:7168 | -Idean Momtaheni, December 2, 2005
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