[RFC] corelow and multi-arch : Move deprecated_add_core_fns to set_gdbarch_regset_from_core_section

Hui Zhu teawater@gmail.com
Wed Aug 4 04:55:00 GMT 2010

On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 01:11, Ulrich Weigand <uweigand@de.ibm.com> wrote:
> Hui Zhu wrote:
>> This error because sniff_core_bfd return cris_elf_core_fns.   So GDB
>> use cris_elf_core_fns.fetch_core_registers to analyze this mips core.
>> It return cris_elf_core_fns because core_sniffer of cris_elf_core_fns
>> and mips-linux-tdep.c:regset_core_fns is default_core_sniffer.
>> So I think this is not fit with the multi-arch.
> Yes, this is broken.  -tdep files should never use deprecated_add_core_fns
> (in fact, *nobody* should use deprecated_add_core_fns, that's why it's
> deprecated :-/).
>> Do you think we can begin move  deprecated_add_core_fns to
>> set_gdbarch_regset_from_core_section?
> What do you mean, "move"?   The fix for problem is for someone who
> understands the relevant core file formats (and has access to a
> system they can test on) to implement gdbarch_regset_from_core_section
> for cris and/or mips, and then just remove deprecated_add_core_fns
> from those -tdep files.

Sorry for my poor english, what you said is my mean about "move".  :)

>> BTW, core_vec->core_read_registers have a argument "which" that
>> gdbarch_regset_from_core_section doesn't have.  Do you think we can
>> add one to it?
> No, gdbarch_regset_from_core_section instead gets the "name" argument,
> which is more general.

Ah, that is cool.  Thanks.


> Bye,
> Ulrich
> --
>  Dr. Ulrich Weigand
>  GNU Toolchain for Linux on System z and Cell BE
>  Ulrich.Weigand@de.ibm.com

More information about the Gdb mailing list