Support for Overlays in target dependent code

Tejas Chopra
Wed May 8 02:35:00 GMT 2013


I am working on Xtensa architecture (gdb-7.*/gdb/xtensa-tdep.c). I wish 
to add overlay support for Xtensa. Seeing other similar architectures, I 
believe the only addition required for overlay support to seamlessly 
work (assuming no other changes in other target dependent code) would be:

set_gdbarch_overlay_update (gdbarch, simple_overlay_update);

in <target>_gdbarch_init(), just as is the case with regards to ARM and 

Is anything else required too?


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