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Re: Build question

On Wed, 2009-09-09 at 13:57 -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Danny" == Danny Backx <> writes:

> Danny> Index: bfd/archive.c
> Changes to BFD need approval from the binutils maintainers.
> Do you need most of these changes?  I thought perhaps you would only
> need a change in the one place where the DLL name is searched for on the
> host filesystem.
> Danny> Index: gdb/top.c
> Danny> +/* Filesystem type */
> Danny> +int have_dos_based_file_system = 0;
> Danny> Index: include/filenames.h
> include is part of libiberty, so you'll need approval from the libiberty
> maintainers.
> Given that more programs than gdb use BFD and libiberty, you will at the
> very least need to put have_dos_based_file_system elsewhere (i.e., in
> libiberty).

I'll create a version 3 of my patch (stripped down) and ask binutils and
libiberty owners.

I'll look into the other issue too (whether it would be possible to do
the right thing when setting the variable in the middle of a session).

Question : it looks like breaking a gdb-gdbserver session always kills
the inferior. Or at least it does so on my target. Has this been subject
of research yet ? I would expect it to be possible to detach without
killing the inferior, much like you can when debugging a linux process
from a linux gdb.

Danny Backx ; danny.backx - at - ;

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