[PATCH v3 4/4] tdesc: handle arbitrary strings in tdesc_register_in_reggroup_p

Eli Zaretskii eliz@gnu.org
Tue Dec 19 16:27:00 GMT 2017

> From: Stafford Horne <shorne@gmail.com>
> Cc: Openrisc <openrisc@lists.librecores.org>,	Stafford Horne <shorne@gmail.com>
> diff --git a/gdb/NEWS b/gdb/NEWS
> index 44f481d1f5..7d27262aee 100644
> --- a/gdb/NEWS
> +++ b/gdb/NEWS
> @@ -3,6 +3,13 @@
>  *** Changes since GDB 8.0
> +* GDB now supports dynamically creating arbitrary register groups specified
> +  in XML target descriptions.  This allows for finer grain grouping of
> +  registers on systems with a large amount of registers.
> +
> +* On Unix systems, GDBserver now does globbing expansion and variable
> +  substitution in inferior command line arguments.

The second paragraph doesn't belong to this changeset, right?

>  @item group
> -The register group to which this register belongs.  It must
> -be either @code{general}, @code{float}, or @code{vector}.  If no
> -@var{group} is specified, @value{GDBN} will not display the register
> -in @code{info registers}.
> +The register group to which this register belongs.  It can be one of the
> +standard register groups @code{general}, @code{float}, @code{vector} or an
> +arbitrary string.  The string should be limited to alphanumeric characters
> +and internal hyphens.  If no @var{group} is specified, @value{GDBN} will

What do you mean by "internal hyphens"?


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