Issue No.06 - November/December (2004 vol.24)
Pin Zhou , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Wei Liu , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Yuanyuan Zhou , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Josep Torrellas , University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
DOI Bookmark: http://doi.ieeecomputersociety.org/10.1109/MM.2004.79
iWatcher lets programmers associate specified functions to "watched" memory locations or objects. access to any such location automatically triggers the monitoring function in the hardware. Relative to other approaches, iWatcher detects many real bugs at a fraction of the execution-time overhead.
Pin Zhou, Wei Liu, Yuanyuan Zhou, Josep Torrellas, "iWatcher: Simple, General Architectural Support for Software Debugging", IEEE Micro, vol.24, no. 6, pp. 50-56, November/December 2004, doi:10.1109/MM.2004.79