RFA: DW_AT_frame_base fix for complicated frames

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@mvista.com
Mon Nov 24 17:03:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, Nov 24, 2003 at 11:02:27AM -0500, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 09, 2003 at 11:14:19AM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >
> >>
> >
> >>>Thanks.  I've committed this to trunk and branch.  I also moved this to
> >>>the branch:
> >>>
> >>>2003-10-09  Daniel Jacobowitz  <drow@mvista.com>
> >>>
> >>>        Merge from mainline:
> >>>        2003-07-31  Daniel Jacobowitz  <drow@mvista.com>
> >>>
> >>>        * dwarf2read.c (new_symbol): Use var_decode_location for 
> >>>        parameters.
> >>>
> >>>Location expressions and lists should work reasonably well on both now.
> >
> >>
> >>Can you please add something to the NEWS file.  That way the 6.0.1 
> >>announcement will include information letting the user decide if they 
> >>need to upgrade.
> >
> >
> >Going through my email backlog...
> >
> >Should I bother, or have we written off 6.0.1?
> 
> I suspect 6.0.1 is a writeoff, but the NEWS entry in mainline will still 
> help.

Good idea.  I've done this.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

2003-11-24  Daniel Jacobowitz  <drow@mvista.com>

	* NEWS: Mention improved location expression support.

Index: NEWS
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/NEWS,v
retrieving revision 1.126
diff -u -p -r1.126 NEWS
--- NEWS	18 Oct 2003 18:41:22 -0000	1.126
+++ NEWS	24 Nov 2003 17:02:00 -0000
@@ -3,6 +3,12 @@
 
 *** Changes since GDB 6.0:
 
+* DWARF 2 Location Expressions
+
+GDB support for location expressions has been extended to support function
+arguments and frame bases.  Older versions of GDB could crash when they
+encountered these.
+
 * New native configurations
 
 NetBSD/amd64					x86_64-*-netbsd*



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