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Re: [PATCH v2 1/1] Documentation for MPX.

> From: Walfred Tedeschi <>
> Cc:, Walfred Tedeschi <>
> Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 11:54:02 +0100
> I tried to cover all feedback you gave me.
> Concerning the footnote I have reduced it to avoid
> early confusion, the topic will be explained anyhow later.


> diff --git a/gdb/NEWS b/gdb/NEWS
> index 9fc3638..fdb33d4 100644
> --- a/gdb/NEWS
> +++ b/gdb/NEWS
> @@ -5558,3 +5558,5 @@ GDB now handles cross debugging.  If you are remotely debugging between
>  two different machines, type ``./configure host -target=targ''.
>  Host is the machine where GDB will run; targ is the machine
>  where the program that you are debugging will run.
> +
> + *  GDB now supports access to Intel(R) MPX registers on GNU/Linux.

This is OK.

> +@cindex Intel(R) Memory Protection Extensions (MPX).
> +@subsubsection Intel(R) @dfn{Memory Protection Extensions} (MPX).

@cindex should be after the @subsubsection line.

> +@item bnd0raw..bnd3raw and bnd0@dots{}bnd3 registers display.
> +Memory Protection Extension (MPX) adds the bound registers @samp{BND0}
> +@footnote{The register named with capital letters represent the architecture
> +registers.} through @samp{BND3}.  Bound registers store a pair of 64-bit values
> +which are the lower bound and upper bound.  Bounds are effective addresses or
> +memory locations.  The upper bounds are architecturally represented in 1's
> +complement form.  A bound having lower bound = 0, and upper bound = 0
> +(1's complement of all bits set) will allow access to the entire address space.
> +
> +Architecture registers @samp{BND0} through @samp{BND3} are
> +represented in @value{GDBN} as @samp{bnd0raw} through @samp{bnd3raw}.

Hmm... didn't I suggest to use "raw registers" instead of
"architectural registers"?  In fact, what are the differences between
this version of the patch and the previous one, they seem identical.

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