HP debugger/emulator and objcopy
Jepsen Hans Peter
Wed May 24 06:22:00 GMT 2000
Lucu Manai wrote:
> I'm trying to port gradually a design:
> - from an HP cross compiler/linker/debugger/emulator environment,
> - to an egcs cross compiler/linker - HP debugger/emulator environment.
> I generate an IEEE file linking together some object files.
> - some of them are is produced with an HP m68k compiler
> (one of them is 'foo');
> - only one is produced with egcs-1.1.2 ( m68k-coff-gcc )
> and converted with m68k-coff-objcopy
> (let's call it 'goofy');
> The used linker is an HP cross linker and gave no errors.
> When I tried to download the code with an HP B1473B
> Debugger/Emulator I
> received the following error message:
> "ERROR (28D28) in module 'foo' code mismatch section definition: -9"
> The object 'foo' is produced with the HP m68k compiler.
> The Debugger/Emulator gives no error message, if I use the HP cross
> compiler to compile 'goofy'.
> The error message is not documented and I'm getting confused.
> Does anyone have suggestions?
As far as I remember it is very much the same problem we had. The problem
was that a wrong section definition was made for the *globals* section.
The attached patch solved the problem in our case. Excuse the extra
debugging code in the patch.
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