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Re: [PATCH] Add back end code for interpreting NT_ARM_VFP core note
- From: Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Wed, 19 Sep 2012 10:26:58 -0700
- Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add back end code for interpreting NT_ARM_VFP core note
> With FPREGSET_SIZE changed to 116 and VFP code in, the output is as
Looks good. Let's put this in as is while we figure out the fpscr issue.
> Another way to fix this is to simply remove the whole block
> special-casing singleton item. The general code handles the case of
> nitems == 1 just fine, it looks like that block is simply an
> What say you?
It is not simply an optimization, it's calling handle_core_item
differently. The 2008-08-01 log entry shows I added that special case
specifically for the case where handle_core_item gets the non-null last
argument and handles repeats itself. I really don't recall the details
any more, but what I can surmise is that the one case that would use
this is "VMCOREINFO" notes. Those appear in core files generated by
makedumpfile from /proc/vmcore data in the kdump stuff. Can you try to
generate such a file that we can use to see what I was going for? Show
how eu-readelf -n output for such a file is affected by any change you