[Mono-dev] [PATCH] mono debugger for Mac OS X

jonas echterhoff jonas at unity3d.com
Fri Apr 17 05:40:06 EDT 2009

I should add that this contribution is being done under the MIT X11  


On Apr 16, 2009, at 5:53 PM, jonas echterhoff wrote:

> I attached two diff files (one for the debugger module, one for the  
> mono module itself), which implement the mono debugger for Mac OS X.  
> I have never submitted a patch for mono before, so if there's  
> anything else I need to do, let me know.
> This lets you use mdb to debug mono programs on Mac OS X, as you  
> would in Linux. It is probably very unstable. Some known issues:
> -Currently, you can only debug the main thread of an executable.
> -It will not always gracefully exit after the debugged executable  
> terminates
> -Watchpoints don't work yet.
> Mac OS X Leopard (which is required to run this) has a security  
> mechanism to determine which processes are allowed to access other  
> processes memory/register states. This works by signing the  
> executable with a trusted certificate. So, in order to use this, you  
> will have to create a certificate for code signing, as described here:
> http://developer.apple.com/documentation/Security/Conceptual/CodeSigningGuide/Procedures/Procedures.html#/ 
> /apple_ref/doc/uid/TP40005929-CH4-SW1
> Choose "Get Info" for the newly created certificate in Keychain  
> Access.app, and under "Trust", set "Code Signing" to "Always Trust".  
> Now, sign the mono executable you built with the patch using:
> bin/mono
> Let me know if there are any questions,
> jonas
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