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From: Nicolas Cannasse <warplayer@f...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] ocamldebug and windows
> It is true that time-travel in the presence of I/O is, in general,
> impossible.  (You can't "un-send" the network packets that were
> already sent!)  However, I'd like it to work at least for programs
> that read or write regular files, as in the example above.  Under
> Unix, fork() gets us 90% there -- there is still an issue with the
> reading/writing position being shared (not duplicated) between the
> parent and child process, but we are considering hacks to work around
> this.

Of course, backward program execution is really a great feature !
But what about simply having a debugger under Win32 without it ? That would
be far better than no debugger at all...
And perhaps that will motivate some *cool hackers* who will then work on the
checkpointing library you were talking about or equivalent solutions.

- Nicolas Cannasse

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