linux core support

Hiro Sugawara hsugawar@brocade.com
Tue Jun 26 10:23:00 GMT 2001


> -----Original Message-----
> From: more [ mailto:morezeng@certaingroup.com ]
> Sent: Monday, June 25, 2001 20:35
> To: Hiro Sugawara
> Subject: Re: linux core support
> 
> 
> Very thanks for your reply, it seems I should modify some 
> code to make the 
> cross core file supported. But I am not very clear of the 
> inner mechanism, 
> the blow is my curious problem.
> 
> > When I ported GDB for SunOS-to-PowerPC, I found two tricks 
> were needed to
> > make the cross GDB support core files:
> > 1) Shuffle Makefile fragments (*.mh and *.mt) so that core 
> file support is
> >    included;
> In these fragments, there are some objfiles registering, you 
> mean I should 
> provide my own cross core file supporting file and register 
> it in *.mh and 
> *.mt?

If the native build already has all the necessary files, reshuffling
is good enough; otherwise, you may have to provide your own.

> > 2) Modify Makefile to use the target's <sys/procfs.h> and 
> other related
> > files
> >    to compile bfd/elf.c.
> You mean I should read some document concerning elf and core 
> file format, 
> have you any suggestion?

For ELF and other file formats, check
http://developer.intel.com/vtune/tis.htm .

hiro



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