Number 16 of 20: improved watchpoints

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Eric Schrock has an overview of watchpoints as well as a discussion of the cool improvements he’s made to watchpoints in Solaris 10. Watchpoints have, in the past, been a bit dodgy — they were only vaguely compatible with C++, multi-threaded code, and x86 stacks. Now they’re way more robust and much faster.

Posted on July 18, 2004 at 2:00 pm by ahl · Permalink
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