[patch/rfc] Add child_to_xfer_partial; Was: ia64 portion of libunwind patch
Thu Nov 6 22:47:00 GMT 2003
Andrew Cagney wrote:
> This adds a child_xfer_partial method to "inftarg.c". I've included a
> hook vis:
>> +#if 0
>> + case TARGET_OBJECT_UNWIND_TABLE:
>> +#ifndef NATIVE_XFER_UNWIND_TABLE
>> + return NATIVE_XFER_UNWIND_TABLE (ops, object, annex, writebuf,
>> + readbuf, offset, len);
> so that, in theory, all you need do is define that in the linux specific
> nm-*.h file.
> I think this will make plugging in additional xfer methods easier. How
> does it look?
I like it because it means I only have to provide the particular functionality
instead of overriding the whole function which could be dangerous if other
changes were made to the default_xfer_partial routine.
> Anyone else?
> PS: You'll notice that it also contains lurking code to add support for
> an auxv transfer.
> PPS: Note that I need to better test it.
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