Solaris 8 (SPARC Platform Edition) 2/04 Release Notes

adb(1) Map Modifiers and Watchpoint Syntax

The adb(1) utility might be implemented as a link to the new mdb(1) utility in a future version of the Solaris 8 operating environment.

The mdb(1) man page describes the features of the new debugger, including its adb(1) compatibility mode. Even in this compatibility mode, differences between adb(1) and mdb(1) exist. These differences include the following.