[PATCH] PPC atomic single stepping testcase

Luis Machado luisgpm@linux.vnet.ibm.com
Wed Dec 5 19:29:00 GMT 2007


> Luis Machado wrote:
> 
> > +gdb_test "x/g &puts" "$hex <puts>:\[\t\]+$hex" \
> > +  "Get the address of the puts function"
> > +
> > +gdb_breakpoint "*(\$__ + 88)" "Breakpoint $decimal at $hex" \
> > +  "Set the breakpoint at the start of the sequence"
> 
> This appears to make quite a lot of assumptions about
> glibc implementation details.  I'd except just about
> any glibc update to break this test ...
> 
> As this is a PowerPC-specific case anyway, can you not
> use a test that explicitly has the atomic sequence in
> the code provided with the test case?
> 

Yes, you're probably right. I'll provide something more
glibc-independent.

Regards,
Luis



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