[PATCH] test: avoid hanging older gdb under GNU timeout and moreutils parallel

Daniel Kahn Gillmor dkg at fifthhorseman.net
Tue May 21 08:45:04 PDT 2019

On Mon 2019-05-20 23:32:20 -0300, David Bremner wrote:
> I wonder if most/all of our use of gdb could be replaced by writing
> simple shim libraries and using LD_PRELOAD.

I would have no objection to such a change -- it seems like a plausible
approach to me -- but i'm not prepared to write it (or to test it on a
wide range of platforms).

Until something concrete is proposed, though, i hope we can accept some
cleanup for the gdb use cases that we already have. :)

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