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Re: Towards better x86 system debugging support
On Mon, Jan 05, 2009 at 10:36:07AM +0100, Jan Kiszka wrote:
> o Roughly, what code changes are required to exchange some i386.xml or
- Verification of the supplied registers in gdbarch init.
- Changes to hardcoded register numbers to always access pseudo
registers relative to gdbarch_num_regs, which will no longer be
If you agree with Mark that we should add the MSRs as a separate
address space rather than into the register cache it's a bit
trickier. I have relevant patches somewhere...
> o If gdb accepted such a static XML description from some x86 target,
> would it already stick with the register layout even when setting the
> arch manually (or later automatically)?
I don't remember whether set arch overrides just the arch, or the
entire target description. But probably the former.