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Re: [PATCH] Fix cygwin build error with i386-linux-tdep.c

On Sun, Sep 6, 2009 at 05:15, Joel Brobecker<> wrote:
>> I could suggest casting it to (unsigned int), but it wouldn't
>> really make any difference, would it? ?Mark -- Jiang -- would
>> that make you guys more comfortable?
> Short term, I'd rather see us read the syscall number as a signed
> number since this is what record_linux_system_call expects. We can
> decide whether to rationalize as a signed or unsigned as a separate
> patch. I think Mark was OK with the patch I sent yesterday, except
> that he said we should add a check against negative values.
> There is also a cast that is unnecessary in the error message.
> Hui can use %s/paddress rather than %d/cast.
> --
> Joel

Hi guys,

I make a new patch according to your comment.


2009-09-06  Michael Snyder  <>
	    Joel Brobecker  <>
	    Hui Zhu  <>

	* i386-linux-tdep.c (i386_linux_intx80_sysenter_record): Change
	regcache_raw_read to regcache_raw_read_signed.

Index: i386-linux-tdep.c
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/i386-linux-tdep.c,v
retrieving revision 1.66
diff -u -p -r1.66 i386-linux-tdep.c
--- i386-linux-tdep.c	10 Aug 2009 03:04:44 -0000	1.66
+++ i386-linux-tdep.c	6 Sep 2009 02:12:15 -0000
@@ -367,18 +367,19 @@ static int
 i386_linux_intx80_sysenter_record (struct regcache *regcache)
   int ret;
-  uint32_t tmpu32;
+  LONGEST syscall;

-  regcache_raw_read (regcache, I386_EAX_REGNUM, (gdb_byte *) &tmpu32);
+  regcache_raw_read_signed (regcache, I386_EAX_REGNUM, &syscall);

-  if (tmpu32 > 499)
+  if (syscall < 0 || syscall > 499)
       printf_unfiltered (_("Process record and replay target doesn't "
-                           "support syscall number %u\n"), tmpu32);
+                           "support syscall number %s\n"),
+			 plongest (syscall));
       return -1;

-  ret = record_linux_system_call (tmpu32, regcache,
+  ret = record_linux_system_call (syscall, regcache,
   if (ret)
     return ret;

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