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Re: [PATCH 1/4] native-gdbserver: Clear isremote flag in board info

On 04/11/2016 08:14 PM, Simon Marchi wrote:
> On 16-04-11 02:40 PM, Pedro Alves wrote:
>> On 04/06/2016 04:15 AM, Simon Marchi wrote:

>> OOC, don't we need the "global" declarations as
>> in native-extended-gdbserver.exp?
> Apparently not, since it works :)


> I'm not familiar enough with TCL to know that.  Are we executing in the body
> of a procedure at this point?  This file is sourced from some proc in DejaGnu,
> so I'd say yes, but this example may suggest otherwise.

Hmm, that's probably search_and_load_file, which does
"uplevel #0 source ...", meaning top-level global variables are visible
in the sourced file.

>> You're probably already thinking of doing this, but I'll state it
>> explicitly anyway: it'd be nice to move this isremote frobbing to
>> a shared .exp file, so that boards that need it can just
>> source the file.
> I wasn't, but it's a good idea.  isremote is also handled in an unintuitive way,
> since the testsuite only checks if it's defined.  So when you set isremote to 0,
> it's still considered as "true".

Hmm, that sounds like a bug.  If that were generally true, then
native-gdbserver.exp's isremote hacks in  ${board}_spawn / ${board}_exec 
wouldn't work?  Where are you seeing that?

Pedro Alves

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