gdb.arch vs. gdb.base gcore test cases

Pedro Alves palves@redhat.com
Fri May 3 15:24:00 GMT 2013


On 05/03/2013 03:48 PM, Andreas Arnez wrote:
> Pedro Alves <palves@redhat.com> writes:
> 
>> Did you check the original patch submission description in the
>> mailing list archives for a possible rationale?
> 
> Here's the associated patch submission:
>   http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2010-04/msg00534.html
> 
> It doesn't seem to contain a rationale for the system-gcore test case.
> 
>> Given that "system" is a predefined register group, I think
>> "info reg system" works on all targets, though it might come
>> out empty if no register is actually in that group on a given
>> target.  That seems fine for this test.
> 
> Right, that's what I thought.  

Then why didn't you say so from the get go? ;-)

Thus a patch like this should make
> gcore-system.exp obsolete (untested):

Okay with a ChangeLog entry, and if it passes testing.

Thanks,
-- 
Pedro Alves



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