[PATCH]: Messy prototypes for supply_gregset and friends.

Michael Snyder msnyder@cygnus.com
Thu May 25 11:24:00 GMT 2000

Mark Kettenis wrote:

>    Most use gregset_t and fpregset_t -- but Solaris uses
>    prgregset_t and prfpregset_t, and at least one Linux (i386)
>    uses elf_gregset_t and elf_fpregset_t.
>    This makes it hard to prototype the functions.  Procfs has used an
>    ugly workaround involving ifdefs and typedefs and autoconf.  Everybody
>    else just lets it slide.  This situation has existed long enough.
> Using autoconf isn't such a bad idea.

I think it's overkill for this application.  All we really need is eg.
	#define GDB_GREGSET_T elf_gregset_t
in two or three nm.h files.

Besides, I can do this easily while autoconf would be hard (for me).
If you want to do it, feel free!   ;-)

>    I propose a new file, "gregset.h", which will contain prototypes 
> I'd prefer regset.h, or gdb-regset.h.  The `g' in gregset stands for
> "general purpose" but the file will also contain definitions for
> floating-point registers.

Umm... I'm viewing them as a family.  "regset.h" is definitely
too broad.  I could live with gdb-regset.h but it seems more
obscure than gregset.h, which tells you exactly what the file
is "about".  Is this issue important to you?

> You forgot to include gregset.h, although I can image what it looks
> like :-).

Argh, sorry:

/* Interface for functions using gregset and fpregset types.
   Copyright (C) 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

   This file is part of GDB.

   This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
   it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
   the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
   (at your option) any later version.

   This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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   You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
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   Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
   Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.  */

#define GDB_GREGSET_T gregset_t

#define GDB_FPREGSET_T fpregset_t

typedef GDB_GREGSET_T  gdb_gregset_t;
typedef GDB_FPREGSET_T gdb_fpregset_t;

/* A gregset is a data structure supplied by the native OS containing
   the general register values of the debugged process.  Usually this
   includes integer registers and control registers.  An fpregset is a
   data structure containing the floating point registers.  These data
   structures were originally a part of the /proc interface, but have
   been borrowed or copied by other GDB targets, eg. Linux.  */

/* Copy register values from the native target gregset / fpregset
   into GDB's internal register cache.  */

extern void supply_gregset  (gdb_gregset_t *gregs);
extern void supply_fpregset (gdb_fpregset_t *fpregs);

/* Copy register values from GDB's register cache into
   the native target gregset / fpregset.  If regno is -1, 
   copy all the registers.  */

extern void fill_gregset    (gdb_gregset_t *gregs, int regno);
extern void fill_fpregset   (gdb_fpregset_t *fpregs, int regno);

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