[Windows GDBserver] Make GDBserver functional again on Windows

Sergio Durigan Junior sergiodj@redhat.com
Fri May 4 18:41:00 GMT 2018

On Friday, May 04 2018, Joel Brobecker wrote:

> Hello,

Hi Joel,

> I noticed a few weeks back that GDBserver on Windows was no longer
> functional, so I started working on it as time allowed. With the
> following patches, it's mostly functional, as in I only have few
> regressions left. I wanted to have clean results before submitting,
> but a recent patch showed that waiting could cause others to duplicate
> something I had already done, so I'm posting now. The worse that can
> happen is that I realize an earlier patch has a bug shown by the current
> regressions, or that one of my patches is incomplete, but I think
> it would be nothing compared to the risk of having work being duplicated.
>     [PATCH 1/3] [gdbserver/win32] fatal "glob could not process pattern
>     [PATCH 2/3] gdbserver/Windows: Fix "no program to debug" error

Thanks for the patches.  The first two in the series fix issues
introduced by some modifications I've made, and I apologize for that.

I looked at them, and FWIW, they look good to me.  Thanks for taking
care of this.

> I haven't analyzed all the remaining failures yet, but most of them
> seem to be related to the "kill" command not working. I will look
> into that as soon as I have a moment (but it is looking like it may
> be a week before I have the time).

I wonder if the failures have something to do with the recent
modifications I've made on 'set print inferior-events' and the messages
printed when the inferior is killed.  Anyway, something to keep in mind.


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