Fwd: GDB 7.8 update (getting closer, new pre-release)

Joel Brobecker brobecker@adacore.com
Mon Jul 28 18:18:00 GMT 2014


> > > https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=144bed8d4d8a1bdc0067f55f2ee71c07e5594677
> > > https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commit;h=cca5b8b64b3286bb96cd7a2c18232d1acea85cd9
> > >
> > > in GDB 7.8. It properly disassembles PLT section in libc.so with
> > > IFUNC.
> > 
> > Can you please have one of the binutils maintainers assess the risk
> > level of backporting these patches into 7.8?
> 
> I've become a little rusty on the x86 target code but it looks OK to
> me.  The simple approach that HJ has taken is quite suited to a
> release branch, as compared to redesigning x86_64 ifunc support..
> (The latter might be preferable on mainline to avoid the reloc
> scanning, if possible, but I leave that decision to HJ.)

Thanks, Alan.

HJ,

if this hasn't been ported to the branch yet, please go ahead now.

-- 
Joel



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