time to create the gdb-7.0.1 release (?)

Jack Howarth howarth@bromo.med.uc.edu
Fri Dec 18 14:24:00 GMT 2009


On Fri, Dec 18, 2009 at 10:17:36AM +0400, Joel Brobecker wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> According to our suggested schedule, yesterday (Dec 17) was the time
> we were hoping to produce gdb-7.0.1. Looking at the ChangeLog, here
> is the list of changes:
> 
>  - Fix a build compilation on IRIX 5.3:
>    2009-11-23  Rainer Orth  <ro@CeBiTec.Uni-Bielefeld.DE>
>    * dwarf2read.c [HAVE_MMAP] (MAP_FAILED): Define if missing.
>    
>  - Add support for Thumb2 debugging:
>    2009-11-13  Ramana Radhakrishnan  <ramana.radhakrishnan@arm.com>
>    Backport from mainline.
>      2009-07-28  Daniel Jacobowitz  <dan@codesourcery.com>
>      
>      * arm-tdep.c (arm_push_dummy_call): Set the low bit of LR for
>      a Thumb entry point.
>      (thumb_get_next_pc): Handle Thumb-2 and ARM v6 instructions.
>      Refuse to single step into IT blocks.
>      
>      2009-10-28  Daniel Jacobowitz  <dan@codesourcery.com>
>      Reported by Antti Hatala <ahatala@nvidia.com>
>      * arm-tdep.c (thumb_get_next_pc): Limit check to IT instructions
>      correctly.
>    
>  - Fix a crash on solaris when reading symbols:
>    2009-10-22  Paul Pluzhnikov  <ppluzhnikov@google.com>
>    PR gdb/10819
>    * dwarf2-frame.c (find_cie): Don't call bsearch on empty cie_table.
>    * objfiles.c (find_pc_section): Likewise.
>    (update_section_map): Don't allocate empty table.
>    
>  - I think the following change is mostly cosmetic:
>    2009-10-19  Don Lee  <don.lee@sunplusct.com>
>    * score-tdep.c: Delete some simulator dependent codes.
>    * score-tdep.h: Delete some simulator dependent macro definitions.
>    
>  - Fix a build failure on newer versions of FreeBSD:
>    2008-10-16  Steven G. Kargl  <kargl@gcc.gnu.org>  (tiny patch)
>    * amd64fbsd-nat.c (amd64fbsd_supply_pcb): Conditionally compile in
>    support for pcb->pcb_{fs,ds,es,gs} on FreeBSD older than 8.0.
>    
>  - GDB SEGV due to stack overflow:
>    2009-10-08  Paul Pluzhnikov  <ppluzhnikov@google.com>
>    PR gdb/10457
>    * elfread.c (elf_symtab_read): Don't use alloca in a loop.
> 
> There is also a change in the documentation:
> 
>    2009-10-04  Pedro Alves  <pedro@codesourcery.com>
>    * gdb.texinfo (Remote Protocol): Don't mention vCont;T.
> 
> Anything else that should go in that (corrective) release?
> 
> -- 
> Joel

Joel,
   I don't see any mention of fixes for MacOS X. Have all the recent
changes for darwin in gdb trunk been backported into gdb 7.0 branch?
                      Jack



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