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Re: gdb Digest 24 Apr 2003 12:32:23 -0000 Issue 1153

On Thu, Apr 24, 2003 at 10:32:08AM -0400, John S. Yates, Jr. wrote:
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at mvista dot com>
> Sent: Wed, 23 Apr 2003 17:17:16 -0400
> Subject: Re: long long considered harmful?
> > ... I went through this exact thing making core dumps 
> > work in a cross environment; ...
> Having just modified gdb to allow me to examine ppc cores
> on an x86 Linux host I am curious why if you have did this
> work once it has not been incorporated into the standard
> distribution.  Is it that there are inherent architectural
> issues or simply an issue of cycle and priorities?

I have patches for ARM and i386 to do this which were not in GDB 5.3; I
don't remember offhand whether or not they've been done since.  That's
just a time thing.

As far as I know PPC Linux core dumps should already work.  What
version of GDB are you using?

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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