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Re: [RFA] Rewrite data cache and use for stack access.
On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 12:56:43PM -0700, Michael Snyder wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> >The other especially useful place is code analysis. If code accesses
> >were marked appropriately, we could redirect them straight to the
> >executable (mild risk, see my recent conversation with Pedro about
> >fix-and-continue style patching) or to the data cache (almost no
> By the way, we can already redirect them to the executable
> by using "set trust-readonly-sections".
Right, but higher risk. Like the existing data cache, that changes GDB
behavior based on the address being accessed; Jacob's work changes
behavior based on the intention of the access.