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Re: [cdt-dev] Thread Names in debugger

Depends on your debugger. I don't think gdb shows thread names itself.
You can try "info threads" command from gdb console to see what info
is shown there

On Thu, Aug 13, 2009 at 5:31 AM, Christoph Mathys<eraserix@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hello
> I wondered if there is some way of naming threads and see those names
> in the debugger. I found some old discussions about this, but they
> have not been of much help.
> I'm using cdt 6 on Ubuntu 8.04.
> To name the threads, I use prctl(PR_SET_NAME, "asdf"). This works on a
> thread base as I can see using top -p PID and then the command 'H'.
> Sadly, I've no idea how I can this name using gdb or the eclipse
> debugger. Any hints?
> Christoph
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