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Re: RFA/ARM: Switch mode when setting PC
On Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 09:10:40AM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > The ari contains this yellow card:
> > write pc
> > Replace write_pc() with get_frame_base_address or get_frame_id; at
> > present the inferior function call code still uses this when doing a
> > DECR_PC_AFTER_BREAK
> > the concern is with the way write_pc is being called to perform two
> > different operations:
> > - decrement the pc just after the target stops
> > Arrrg!
> > - jump to a specific address
> > As with an inferior function call or jump.
> > I think it would be better to have two methods so that it's clear that
> > this case only applies when doing a jump.
> Well, it'd be better to rip out the current DECR_PC_AFTER_BREAK and
> handle it completely within the four (roughly) affected targets,
> thereby removing the overloading of write_pc. IMVHO.
Is this patch OK (write_pc isn't deprecated yet!)? Cleaning up the
existing DECR_PC_AFTER_BREAK handling is going to be a touchy job, and
I don't really want to try it today :) I'll try to look into it later,
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