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Re: Solibs and objfile BFD ownership
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Pluzhnikov <email@example.com> writes:
Paul> I seem to have hit a rough patch with my patches :-(
Yeah, that happens to me too.
Paul> This is happening because in symbol_add_stub refcount may not be set:
so-> objfile = symbol_file_add_from_bfd (so->abfd, flags, sap, OBJF_SHARED);
---> QUIT could be executed deep inside symbol_file_add_from_bfd, and
---> bfd_userdata below is never set.
Paul> p_refcount = xmalloc (sizeof (*p_refcount));
Paul> *p_refcount = 2; /* Both solib and objfile refer to this abfd. */
Paul> bfd_usrdata (so->abfd) = p_refcount;
I haven't had time to read this patch fully and try to understand it.
It just struck me from a first reading that it would be simpler, and
more conventional, to have a "gdb_bfd_ref" function, to go along with
gdb_bfd_unref, which we call whenever we assign a 'bfd*' to a field
What do you think?