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Re: [patch] gdbserver regcache fetch all regs
On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 08:35:13AM -0700, Doug Evans wrote:
> Hi. At first I thought "Yikes!". :-)
> But it turns out that all fetch_registers routines treat 0 and -1 equivalently.
> I wouldn't hold up this patch (it's fine with me fwiw), though I would
> change the ChangeLog entry to something like: "Use -1 instead of 0 to
> fetch all registers." since passing 0 does actually fetch all
Agreed on all counts.
> It would be good to remove this oddity and stop the conflation of 0
> and -1, but I don't know what would break.
> We could run the testsuite and see what happens as a start.
> Does anyone know the history behind this?
Pretty sure nothing will break - since nothing else calls these
functions. I could be mistaken though.