[PING^2][PATCH][gdb/testsuite] Fix ada tests with -fPIE/-pie

Tom de Vries tdevries@suse.de
Wed Aug 28 07:18:00 GMT 2019


On 21-08-19 09:15, Tom de Vries wrote:
> On 08-08-19 12:15, Tom de Vries wrote:
>> On 07-08-19 17:27, Tom de Vries wrote:
>>> On 07-08-19 16:18, Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>>>>> "Tom" == Tom de Vries <tdevries@suse.de> writes:
>>>> Tom> When running the gdb testsuite with target board unix/-fPIE/-pie, the
>>>> Tom> resulting ada executables are not PIE executables, because gnatmake doesn't
>>>> Tom> recognize -pie, and consequently doesn't pass it to gnatlink.
>>>>
>>>> Tom> Fix this by replacing "-pie" with "-largs -pie -margs" for ada test-cases in
>>>> Tom> gdb_default_target_compile, and doing the same for -no-pie.
>>>>
>>>> I think this is a good idea overall.
>>>>
>>>> However, is gdb_default_target_compile still used?  And if so, by what
>>>> path?
>>> I'm using dejagnu 1.6.1, and that one does not have find_go_linker. So,
>>> use_gdb_compile is set to 1 and we get:
>>> ...
>>> if {$use_gdb_compile} {
>>>     catch {rename default_target_compile {}}
>>>     rename gdb_default_target_compile default_target_compile
>>> }
>>> ...
>>>
>>>>  My understanding is that with a "new enough" dejagnu, it won't be
>>>> used -- so some users might still see the old behavior.
>>>>
>>> AFAIU, yes. Hmm, that's not good.
>>>
>>>> Basically gdb_default_target_compile is all a big monkeypatching hack
>>> /me reads https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Monkey_patch
>>>
>>>> and it would be way better to have some kind of more principled approach
>>>> upstream.
>>> Agreed.
>>>
>>>> I don't know what that would look like.  And of course to get
>>>> there we'd probably need even more monkeypatching.
>>> The following uses the approach taken in lib/cell.exp.
>>>
>>> Is this any better?
>>>
>> Updated rationale and ChangeLog entry.
>>
>> OK for trunk?
>>
> 

Hi,

Ping^2.

Thanks,
- Tom

>> 0001-gdb-testsuite-Fix-ada-tests-with-fPIE-pie.patch
>>
>> [gdb/testsuite] Fix ada tests with -fPIE/-pie
>>
>> When running the gdb testsuite with target board unix/-fPIE/-pie, the
>> resulting ada executables are not PIE executables, because gnatmake doesn't
>> recognize -pie, and consequently doesn't pass it to gnatlink.
>>
>> Fix this by replacing "-pie" with "-largs -pie -margs" in
>> target_compile_ada_from_dir, and doing the same for -no-pie.
>>
>> Tested on x86_64-linux.
>>
>> gdb/testsuite/ChangeLog:
>>
>> 2019-08-08  Tom de Vries  <tdevries@suse.de>
>>
>> 	PR testsuite/24888
>> 	* lib/ada.exp (target_compile_ada_from_dir): Route -pie/-no-pie to
>> 	gnatlink.
>>
>> ---
>>  gdb/testsuite/lib/ada.exp | 25 +++++++++++++++++++++++++
>>  1 file changed, 25 insertions(+)
>>
>> diff --git a/gdb/testsuite/lib/ada.exp b/gdb/testsuite/lib/ada.exp
>> index 1345c747c5..6a3fd33240 100644
>> --- a/gdb/testsuite/lib/ada.exp
>> +++ b/gdb/testsuite/lib/ada.exp
>> @@ -19,11 +19,36 @@
>>  
>>  proc target_compile_ada_from_dir {builddir source dest type options} {
>>      set saved_cwd [pwd]
>> +
>> +    global board
>> +    set board [target_info name]
>> +    set save_multilib_flag [board_info $board multilib_flags]
>> +    set multilib_flag ""
>> +    foreach op $save_multilib_flag {
>> +	if { $op == "-pie" || $op == "-no-pie" } {
>> +	    # Pretend gnatmake supports -pie/-no-pie, route it to
>> +	    # linker.
>> +	    append multilib_flag " -largs $op -margs"
>> +	} else {
>> +	    append multilib_flag " $op"
>> +	}
>> +    }
>> +    if { $multilib_flag != "" } {
>> +	unset_board_info "multilib_flags"
>> +	set_board_info multilib_flags "$multilib_flag"
>> +    }
>> +
>>      catch {
>>          cd $builddir
>>          return [target_compile $source $dest $type $options]
>>      } result options
>>      cd $saved_cwd
>> +
>> +    if { $save_multilib_flag != "" } {
>> +	unset_board_info "multilib_flags"
>> +	set_board_info multilib_flags $save_multilib_flag
>> +    }
>> +
>>      return -options $options $result
>>  }
>>  
>>



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