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Re: Towards better x86 system debugging support
- From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at false dot org>
- To: Jan Kiszka <jan dot kiszka at web dot de>
- Cc: gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Sun, 4 Jan 2009 22:44:19 -0500
- Subject: Re: Towards better x86 system debugging support
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On Sun, Jan 04, 2009 at 02:34:00PM +0100, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> The question for me is how to extend the protocol precisely. I guess we
> need some new qSupported feature. But should we then, if both sides
> agreed on it, switch to a completely new register set or rather exchange
> those additional registers separately, ie. via some new packet?
No new feature required. Take a look at the description of
target-described registers in the current manual; we'd just need
a naming convention for the x86 control registers of interest to GDB.
That solves your other issue too about width.