[RFA]: test suite: recognize GDB message for unsupported threads

Michael Snyder msnyder@cygnus.com
Fri Mar 16 11:27:00 GMT 2001


Jim Blandy wrote:
> 
> Without this change, the test suite hangs on Linux systems that have
> real-time signals, but lack libthread-db.

Cool.  As the new but not yet announced co-maintainer for gdb thread testsuites,
I approve.  Please check it in.


> 2001-03-15  Jim Blandy  <jimb@redhat.com>
> 
>         * gdb.threads/linux-dp.exp: Recognize an additional message
>         generated by GDB when it doesn't understand how to debug threads
>         on the target system.
> 
> Index: gdb/testsuite/gdb.threads/linux-dp.exp
> ===================================================================
> RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/testsuite/gdb.threads/linux-dp.exp,v
> retrieving revision 1.2
> diff -c -r1.2 linux-dp.exp
> *** gdb/testsuite/gdb.threads/linux-dp.exp      2001/03/06 08:21:59     1.2
> --- gdb/testsuite/gdb.threads/linux-dp.exp      2001/03/16 02:01:23
> ***************
> *** 71,77 ****
>         -re "\\\[New .*\\\].*$gdb_prompt $" {
>             pass "create philosopher: $i"
>         }
> !       -re "Program received signal.*(Unknown signal|SIGUSR).*$gdb_prompt $" {
>             # It would be nice if we could catch the message that GDB prints
>             # when it first notices that the thread library doesn't support
>             # debugging, or if we could explicitly ask GDB somehow.
> --- 71,77 ----
>         -re "\\\[New .*\\\].*$gdb_prompt $" {
>             pass "create philosopher: $i"
>         }
> !       -re "Program received signal.*(Unknown signal|SIGUSR|Real-time event).*$gdb_prompt $" {
>             # It would be nice if we could catch the message that GDB prints
>             # when it first notices that the thread library doesn't support
>             # debugging, or if we could explicitly ask GDB somehow.



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