[PATCH 1/3] Move core_bfd to program space

Tom Tromey tom@tromey.com
Fri May 4 15:41:00 GMT 2018

>>>>> "Pedro" == Pedro Alves <palves@redhat.com> writes:

Pedro> This moves the core_bfd global to be a field of the program space.  It
Pedro> then replaces core_bfd with a macro to avoid a massive patch -- the
Pedro> same approach taken for various other program space fields.

I am curious to know whether you would want to remove this macro in the
future.  I don't mean that you should do it -- just more a question of
what direction to go.  There are other macros like this too:
symfile_objfile, object_files, exec_bfd, ...

Also, I can't remember why I moved core_bfd to the progspace.  Would it
be better to have it just be a member of the target?  Or maybe in your
design these end up being basically equivalent, because core targets are
inherently single-process?


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