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Re: [RFA] fetch result of locdesc expressions as integer (not address)
> Well, maybe they should, but right now they don't, and neither does
> your patch add any such correction. The point I was trying to make
> is that therefore, your patch as it is, while fixing one class of
> bugs on some targets, may simultaneously introduce a different class
> of bugs on other targets. I'm not sure this is a good idea ...
I understand, but I'm just restoring the previous behavior which,
I believe was changed unintentionally. It's working fine for instance
on AVR, where the distinction makes a difference, so we're not doing
so bad. Additionally, I tested this patch against the testsuite
which does include a test for the problem that Jan wanted to fix.
BTW: Perhaps part of the reason why it is working OK right now
is that we do the integer-to-address adjustment only for
certain type codes. See value_as_address:
if (TYPE_CODE (value_type (val)) != TYPE_CODE_PTR
&& TYPE_CODE (value_type (val)) != TYPE_CODE_REF
&& gdbarch_integer_to_address_p (gdbarch))
return gdbarch_integer_to_address (gdbarch, value_type (val),