[PATCH] Define an error function in the PPC simulator.
Fri Dec 23 21:29:00 GMT 2016
On Tuesday, December 06, 2016 11:08:07 AM John Baldwin wrote:
> On Saturday, November 26, 2016 02:19:46 PM Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > On 25 Nov 2016 09:21, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > On Friday, November 25, 2016 08:49:08 AM Mike Frysinger wrote:
> > > > On 24 Nov 2016 07:29, John Baldwin wrote:
> > > > > Previously this used the error function from GDB directly instead of
> > > > > the error method in the host callbacks structure. This was exposed via
> > > > > a link error when GDB was converted to C++. The error function invokes
> > > > > the error callback similar to sim_io_error.
> > > >
> > > > ppc/main.c and ppc/misc.c already have error() definitions
> > >
> > > Yes, though those are not included when libsim is linked into gdb itself.
> > > misc.o is explicitly included for certain binaries in sim/ppc/Makefile.in.
> > > Note that zalloc() is defined in both misc.c and sim_calls.c as well, I
> > > suspect for similar reasons.
> > >
> > > Looking at main.c, it overrides various symbols (sim_io_*, also
> > > zalloc) that are defined in sim_calls.c with local versions. (Perhaps
> > > psim should not be linking sim_calls.o in at all?) 'error' is another
> > > such symbol.
> > yes, the ppc sim is a bit of mess due to its history. i'm not sure we
> > should just keep throwing onto the pile though.
> > if psim/main.c doesn't need it, then dropping it sounds easy enough.
> I misread the Makefiles a bit and psim doesn't link in sim_calls.o, so it
> still needs its own zalloc() and error() in main.c.
> In particular, ppc/Makefile generates the libsim.a that gdb links against
> which includes sim_calls.o (via GDB_OBJ) but not main.o or misc.o. The
> psim binary includes main.o (but not sim_calls.o or misc.o), and the other
> binaries (igen, dgen, tmp-filter) include misc.o (but not sim_calls.o or
> While it might make sense to merge bits of main.c with misc.c, I think the
> GDB-specific functions in sim_calls.c are always going to be required
> (including a custom error() that invokes GDB's error hook).
*ping* (This fixes PR sim/20863 btw)
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