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Re: [RFA] Process record and replay, 8/10

On Wed, Nov 5, 2008 at 11:50 PM, teawater <> wrote:
> This patch add code to make I386 architecture support process record and replay.
> 2008-11-06  Hui Zhu  <>
>        I386 architecture process record and replay support.
>        * i386-tdep.c (PREFIX_REPZ, PREFIX_REPNZ, PREFIX_LOCK,
>        PREFIX_DATA, PREFIX_ADDR): New macros. Help decode the I386
>        instruction.
>        (aflag, dflag, override, modrm, mod, reg, rm, ot,
>        i386_record_pc): New variables. Ditto.
>        (i386_record_modrm, i386_record_lea_modrm_addr,
>        i386_record_lea_modrm): New functions. Ditto.
>        (i386_process_record): New function. Parse the instruction in
>        address "addr" and record the values of registers and memory
>        that will be change in this instruction.
>        (i386_gdbarch_init): Set "i386_process_record" to GDBARCH
>        "process_record" interface.
>        * i386-tdep.h (gdbarch_tdep): New function pointers
>        "i386_intx80_record" and "i386_sysenter_record" that point to
>        the function can record "intx80" and "sysenter" execute log.
>  i386-tdep.c | 2706 ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++
>  i386-tdep.h |    3
>  2 files changed, 2709 insertions(+)

fwiw ...

This is a case where I would REALLY like to see the code not live in
Maybe i386-tdep-<foo>.c?  i386-<foo>.c?
Reverse execution is a significant enough and self-contained enough
feature that it (and gdb) would be more maintainable with more
isolation (so to speak).
[insert my usual wistfulness regarding building applications out of libraries]

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