[Mono-dev] [Mono-patches] r128544 - in trunk/mono/mono: metadata mini

Rodrigo Kumpera kumpera at gmail.com
Wed Mar 4 12:21:16 EST 2009

On Wed, Mar 4, 2009 at 12:39 PM, Martin Baulig <martin at ximian.com> wrote:

> >
> > On a side note, most of this code deviates a lot from how a hard-mode
> > debugger operates, is it your intention to move
> > mdb to be a soft-mode debugger?
> What do you mean by hard mode or soft mode ?

A hard-mode debugger is like GDB, where it executes completely from the
outside and doesn't
need to run anything on the target. A soft-mode debugger is the opposite,
where the debugger is
an integral part of the inferior, just like .net's and Java's debuggers.
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