[GSoC2013] question about "improve the GDB port for GNU Hurd"

Hacklu hacklu.newborn@gmail.com
Fri May 10 14:31:00 GMT 2013


Hi.

在 2013-5-10,18:35,Thomas Schwinge <thomas@codesourcery.com> 写道:

> Hi!
> 
> In the last days, I've been and still am rather busy with other
> commitments, and unfortunately have not yet been able to continue working
> with you on your GSoC application as well as the GDB patch you sent.
> Starting Tuesday next week, I should be able to spend more time on that.

Ok,I will waiting for your review on that application.

> 
> On Thu, 2 May 2013 20:50:03 +0800, 陆岳 <hacklu.newborn@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 7:51 PM, Thomas Schwinge <thomas@codesourcery.com> wrote:
>> 
>>> You can clone hurd/web.git repository from Savannah, and check out the
>>> toolchain/logs/master branch (which I have as a Git submodule on
>>> toolchain/logs), and compare the
>>> gdb/coulomb.SCHWINGE/test/gdb/testsuite/gdb.*/*.sum files with those you
>>> got.
>> 
>> I will do the compare after I have finished the application.
> 
> Yes, please have a look at that.  For example, do you get significantly
> different test failures than I have, and how/why are they different?
> Please be aware that the results from the GDB testsuite, especially when
> run on GNU Hurd, are not completely "stable" (deterministic): as you can
> see from the revisions of my test result files, some FAILs come and go
> randomly, not related to any GDB code changes, or system environment
> changes.  That is, for two GDB test runs you'll get some different
> results.  (With time, you'll get used to quickly recognize and "ignore"
> these...)  ;-|

Ah, I got it.
> 
> Oh, and if you want to read more about GDB's architecture and provenance,
> I can recommend Stan Shebs' chapter in »The Architecture of Open Source
> Applications«, <http://www.aosabook.org/en/gdb.html>.

That's just what I need. I am reading the <gdb internals> these days.
> 
> Grüße,
> Thomas


Yue Lu (陆岳)


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