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Re: Harvard Architecture issues -- addresses vs pointers
- To: David Taylor <taylor at cygnus dot com>
- Subject: Re: Harvard Architecture issues -- addresses vs pointers
- From: Per Bothner <per at bothner dot com>
- Date: 08 Feb 2001 13:29:02 -0800
- Cc: gdb at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <200102082050.PAA07793@texas.cygnus.com>
David Taylor <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I feel that a user address should always mean the same thing.
> And that, for example,
> x/x 0x12345678
> x/i 0x12345678
> should both read the same set of bytes from the target.
I agree. We need soem syntax to specify address space literals.
I might suggest '@' followed by an address-space name. (I'm
not sure if this conflicts with the array "repeat" operator.)
coerces the integer to a pointer in the named space.
This syntax could also be used for output.