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Re: gdb testsuite with remote target of qemu in linux-user mode?

On Monday 13 February 2012 15:30:43 Greg McGary wrote:
> On 02/10/12 13:54, Tom Tromey wrote:
> > >>>>> "Greg" == Greg McGary <> writes:
> > Greg> Does anyone use gdb testsuite with remote target of qemu in
> > Greg> linux-user mode?  I see no mention of qemu as a remote simulator
> > Greg> in dejagnu, or in gdb/testsuite.
> > 
> > Greg> I threw together a qemu.exp to do this, and it seems to work OK
> > Greg> everywhere except with mi-support.exp, which does not appear to
> > Greg> have infrastructure to spawn an external simulator.
> > 
> > I haven't heard of anything, but I think it would be a welcome addition
> > to gdb/testsuite/boards, if you are so inclined.
> Correction: mi-support.exp can spawn sid, which is external.  I think
> the sensible thing to do is take the sid.exp code and generalize it to
> become an external-sim framework, then write a small qemu.exp and
> new sid.exp to use it.

i'm not entirely clear on what you want to do.  when you compile programs, you 
want to run them through qemu-user to verify they execute properly ?  or you 
want to launch qemu-user in gdb mode and then have gdb connect to that remote 
target ?

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