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Re: [PATCH] Fix possible alignment issue with dw2-dir-file-name test case

On 01/17/2014 05:58 PM, Andreas Arnez wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 16 2014, Pedro Alves wrote:
>> On 01/15/2014 09:33 PM, Edjunior Barbosa Machado wrote:
>>>> testsuite/
>>>> 2014-01-10  Andreas Arnez  <>
>>>> 	    Pedro Alves <>
>>>> 	* gdb.dwarf2/dw2-dir-file-name.c (FUNC): Remove "*_start" symbol.
>>>> 	Make "name" extern.
>>>> 	* gdb.dwarf2/dw2-dir-file-name.exp (out_cu, out_line): Replace
>>>> 	references to ${name}_start by references to ${name}.
>>> For some reason, the testcase is no longer successful on ppc64 (although it
>>> still passes on ppc32): it hits the breakpoints, but no longer shows the
>>> filename in none of the tests.
>>> From gdb.log:
>>> ...
>>> (gdb) break compdir_missing__ldir_missing__file_basename
>>> Breakpoint 2 at 0x100006c4
>>> (gdb) continue
>>> Continuing.
>>> Breakpoint 2, 0x00000000100006c4 in .compdir_missing.ldir_missing.file_basename ()
>> Bah, looks like the function's low_pc ends up pointing to the function
>> descriptor (because that's what the "name" symbol resolves to in the
>> debug info in the .S file)?  Looks like we'll need some other solution.
> OK, how about this?

Nice and simple.  I like it.

> ----
> Subject: [PATCH] Re-introduce '_start' labels and add alignment in dw2-dir-file-name test case.
> On ppc64-linux a function symbol does not point to code, but to the
> function descriptor.  Thus the previous change for this test case
> broke it:
> This patch reverts to the original method, re-introducing '_start'
> symbols.  In addition, it adds sufficient alignment before the label,
> such that the label never points into an alignment gap.
> testsuite/
> 2014-01-17  Andreas Arnez  <>
> 	* gdb.dwarf2/dw2-dir-file-name.c (FUNC): Insert alignment and
> 	define "*_start" label.  Make "name" static.

No empty line here please.

> 	* gdb.dwarf2/dw2-dir-file-name.exp: Replace references to
> 	${name} by references to ${name}_start.

Pedro Alves

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