Subject RE: [IB-Architect] Will this help in SS discussion?
Author Jan Mikkelsen
Jim Starkey wrote:
> That's a simple question. It's impossible to debug multi-threaded
> under load on Linux. The fundamental problem is that pthreads
> uses signal to wake up other threads, but gdb intercepts all
> signals then forwards them to the target process(es). Utterly
> hopeless.

One of the fundamental differences in the new libraries is that signal
handling is fixed. Whether it is fixed enough, I don't know, but there
is at least hope.

I do agree that debugging threaded code on an SMP Win32 machine is a
good approach.