Re: [lia64-sim] Re: [Linux-ia64] ski and gcc-3.x

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2003-02-22 03:08:59
>>>>> On Fri, 21 Feb 2003 18:35:35 +1100, Matt Chapman <> said:

  Matt> On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 11:23:22PM -0800, David Mosberger
  Matt> wrote:
  >>  I'm afraid you'll be out of luck without X: you _can_ run in
  >> batch-mode without X, but then you don't get the debugger.  If
  >> you want the debugger, there must be a way to create a simulated
  >> console and that's done by starting a slave xterm.  Without X,
  >> that's hard to do.  If I work remotely, I use ssh X forwarding to
  >> prevent this problem.

  Matt> X forwarding is painful over a modem :)

  Matt> To get around this, I wrote a small program that sits in place
  Matt> of xterm (I put it first in my path with a wrapper script).
  Matt> It relays to a pty device; I then connect to the slave device
  Matt> with another program like screen or minicom.


Heh, that's neat.

Received on Fri Feb 21 08:10:34 2003

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