hi, all
  I already can debug general postgres using "ddd" and "select
pg_backend_pid();" ,  now, I want to study the details of the system
catalog cache and system cache management, so I need to debug the function
InitPostgres() and InitCatalogCache(), and I tried the following steps:

[refer: How to debug postgresql during initdb ]

(1) in first terminal:

ddd initdb

and set a breakpoint on the next executable line after “PG_CMD_OPEN” in
function bootstrap_template1() ,

Then within gdb, use “r $myfolder/mydb”,

and found the cursor stop at the breakpoint

(2) in the second terminal:

ps aux | grep "bin\/postgres"

after get the posgtres server pid, start a new ddd without args, and within
gdb, using "attach postgres.pid"

and set a breakpoint as InitCatalogCache()

(3) back to the first ddd window, hit the "cont" button. I hope it can stop
at the second ddd's breakpoint, but nothing happened?

I must make mistake in some step, or my understanding is fully wrong,
please give me some advice, thanks a lot!


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