Tag: Debug

Linux – Remote Debugging With GDB

Embedded Linux development is a complex task. You need tools on the target and the host and its important to setup everything so we can build and debug easily. Let go over the process. You can do it yourself , just build an Embedded Linux system with QEMU Building For The Target To build code […]

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10 Things You Can Only Do With GDB

Debugging is a complex task. Most of the work time, developers spend on debugging and it is important to be familiar with many debugging tools In Linux, the native debugger is GDB and it is command line based and looks ugly and¬†primitive. Many developers ,¬†especially those who moved from windows and worked with tools like […]

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Using mprotect system call to debug memory problems

One of the decisions you need to take when you write a multi tasking application is whether to use processes (using fork system call) or threads (using posix library) The main benefit of using multiple threads is the memory that is shared between them but this feature can also make problems while one thread for […]

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C Pitfalls – Test yourself (what will be printed)

C is a great programming language , very fast , almost low level but its because the responsibility to write a good working code (and secure) is the developer. Array access , type casts, function parameters and more are not checked by the runtime so if you do something wrong – you crash It is […]

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