[PATCH v4] Make GDB compile with Python 3 on MinGW

Christian Biesinger via gdb-patches gdb-patches@sourceware.org
Thu Aug 22 22:48:00 GMT 2019


On Thu, Aug 22, 2019 at 5:24 PM Simon Marchi <simark@simark.ca> wrote:
>
> On 2019-08-15 2:49 p.m., Christian Biesinger via gdb-patches wrote:
> > PyFile_FromString and PyFile_AsFile have been removed in Python 3.
> > There is no obvious replacement that works here, and we can't just
> > pass our FILE* to a DLL in Windows because it may use a different
> > C runtime.
> >
> > So we just call a Python function which reads and executes file
> > contents. Care must be taken to execute it in the context of
> > __main__.
> >
> > Tested by inverting the ifdef and running the testsuite on Debian
> > Linux (even without the patch, I failed at running the testsuite
> > on Windows). I did test with both Python 2 and 3.
> >
> > gdb/ChangeLog:
> >
> > 2019-08-13  Christian Biesinger  <cbiesinger@google.com>
> >
> >       * python/lib/gdb/__init__.py: Add an execute_file function.
>
> This can be written as:
>
>   * python/lib/gdb/__init__.py (_execute_file): New function.
>
> >       * python/python.c (python_run_simple_file): Call gdb.execute_file
> >       on Windows.
>
> Please update "execute_file" to "_execute_file" in both entries.
>
> The patch LGTM with this fixed.

Thanks, pushing now with that fixed.


Christian



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