gdbarch_init, ABI, and registers

Ulrich Weigand
Sat Dec 9 11:27:00 GMT 2017

Tim Newsome wrote:

> Am I right in that riscv_gdbarch_init() can differentiate these two cases
> based on whether a target description is passed in or not? Eg. if there is
> a target description, register structures need to be set up, and if there
> isn't then that's not necessary?

Yes, exactly.

> The problem I was seeing is that registers were showing up which shouldn't.
> The reason (as I understand it now) is that I was depending on global
> variables in riscv-tdep.c instead of putting them in I'll
> make that change, and hopefully then everything will be better.

I see.  Global variables would indeed explain the problem ...


  Dr. Ulrich Weigand
  GNU/Linux compilers and toolchain

More information about the Gdb mailing list