Date: Tue, 26 Apr 2016 20:34:32 -0400 From: Rich Felker <dalias@...c.org> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: pthread set name on MIPs On Tue, Apr 26, 2016 at 05:22:51PM -0700, Ward Willats wrote: > Hello. > > We'd like to set the thread name on pthreads on our MIPS/Linux/MUSL > device. > > pthread_setname_no() does not seem to be supported, and prctl( > PR_SET_NAME ) works, but the thread names don't show up in > GDB....(well, gdbserver) > > Is there a trick? Or is this unsupported? This shouldn't be mips-specific. As you said we don't have pthread_setname_np right now (although I don't think there's any major objection to adding it) but the prctl should be equivalent. If gdb doesn't show that, I'm guessing it gets the name it shows from somewhere else, which might or might not be easy to make work. If it depends on libthread_db you're out of luck unless we find a nice way to get gdb to find the names without that. Anyone else have ideas? Rich
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