Jan Kiszka wrote:
> Freezing all Xenomai timers while just a single RT application is under
> ptrace control can be helpful in certain debugging scenarios, but it can
> as well be harmful when other parts of the systems have to continue to work.
> I brought this concern up back in 2006, and I originally thought we may
> address this by freezing per process. But this is far too complex for a
> simple problem like this: Just make the whole thing configurable, and
> keep it off by default so that -ideally- only users who are aware of the
> side effects will arm it.
> Gilles, you recently stumbled over such a side effect and introduced
> XNTIMER_NOBLCK (for customized timer instrumentations as far as I
> understood this). Do you think we still need that knob when we have
Yes, the feature allowing to block all timers makes my debugging
possible, so I want it, except for one timer.
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