V3 ABI stuff is broken

Jim Blandy jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com
Fri Jun 1 20:56:00 GMT 2001

I think I've fixed this ("PATCH: relax restrictions on
per-architecture data registration").  If this problem isn't gone,
please post.

Mark Kettenis <kettenis@wins.uva.nl> writes:
> The new V3 ABI code in gnu-v3-abi.c uses a per-architecture
> data-pointer, but it looks like this mechanism is broken, at least for
> targets that are not yet multi-arch.
> If I understand things correcly in that case startup_gdbarch is used.
> However, the per-architecture data-pointer isn't allocated/initialized
> for startup_gdbarch.  This leads to a lot of test failures for
> alpha-unknown-freebsd5.0 when using GCC 3.0.
> Should arch-utils.c:initialize_current_architecture() always call
> gdbarch_update_p(), even if the target is not multi-arch?

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