[commit/Ada] Skip unwind-seh.c when searching first "user" frame

Joel Brobecker brobecker@adacore.com
Wed Oct 24 18:09:00 GMT 2012

On x86_64-windows with GCC 4.7 (using native SEH info), the debugger
behaves as follow:

    (gdb) catch exception unhandled
    Catchpoint 1: unhandled Ada exceptions
    (gdb) run
    Starting program: C:\[...]\b.exe

    Catchpoint 1, unhandled CONSTRAINT_ERROR at 0x000000000040cc57 in _GCC_specific_handler ([...]) at ../../../src/libgcc/unwind-seh.c:289

This is after compiler the following code:

    procedure B is
       raise Constraint_Error;
    end B;

... using the following command:

    % gnatmake -g b

When hitting the exception catchpoint, it should have gone up the stack
all the way until finding the frame corresponding to procedure B.
But if stopped short because unwind-seh.c is compiled with debugging
information, and the debugger is also able to locate that source file.

To prevent this from happening, this patch adds unwind-seh.c to the list
of files that should be ignored, regardless of other factors.


        * ada-lang.h (ADA_KNOWN_RUNTIME_FILE_NAME_PATTERNS): Add entry for

Tested on x86_64-linux, and on x86_64-windows (using AdaCore's testsuite).
Checked in.

 gdb/ChangeLog  |    5 +++++
 gdb/ada-lang.h |    1 +
 2 files changed, 6 insertions(+)

diff --git a/gdb/ChangeLog b/gdb/ChangeLog
index 6f2fb0c..4d3c3ec 100644
--- a/gdb/ChangeLog
+++ b/gdb/ChangeLog
@@ -1,5 +1,10 @@
 2012-10-24  Joel Brobecker  <brobecker@adacore.com>
+	* ada-lang.h (ADA_KNOWN_RUNTIME_FILE_NAME_PATTERNS): Add entry for
+	"unwind-seh.c".
+2012-10-24  Joel Brobecker  <brobecker@adacore.com>
 	* ada-lang.c (ada_template_to_fixed_record_type_1): Do not
 	strip typedef layer when computing the fixed type's field type,
 	only when computing its size.
diff --git a/gdb/ada-lang.h b/gdb/ada-lang.h
index 9a93c50..b56d453 100644
--- a/gdb/ada-lang.h
+++ b/gdb/ada-lang.h
@@ -45,6 +45,7 @@ struct inferior;
+   "^unwind-seh.c$", \

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