kgdb support for gdb
Amit S. Kale
Sat Oct 2 03:52:00 GMT 2004
On Saturday 02 Oct 2004 3:30 am, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> From: "Amit S. Kale" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 13:14:33 +0530
> Attached patches add kgdb support to gdb. They define two new
> targets i386-lk and x86_64-lk. Because of the definition of these
> targets, one can build a gdb with does not contain the linux
> operating environment specific things which are inappropriate for
> the kernel, like signal trampoline frame parsing.
> I don't think you/we should add a new target triple for this stuff.
> Instead you should add a special OS ABI variant for the kernel, and
> use that to define your own kernel architecture vector. I suppose
> there is a way to detect that a binary is a Linux kernel instead of a
> normal ELF executable?
Yes. There is a way to detect that. I'll look into this and get back with a
> Oh, and if you want this code to be included in the official GDB
> sources, you'll have to assign copyright to the FSF of course.
Definitely. Do I have to change the copyright message on the cfiles myself, or
the gdb folks do it while including them into the gdb cvs tree? I have
already signed a blanket copyright disclaimer for gdb contributions from
myself as an individual. I'll have to sign one more for my company,
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