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Re: Matt's schedule for this week

To: drhodus@xxxxxxxxx
From: Kip Macy <kmacy@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 12 Nov 2003 18:42:32 -0800

David have you done the GDB 6.0 work already? I can probably get the
uthread stuff done by tonight or tomorrow. I haven't looked at the
kernel core dump and remote debugging support yet.

I have to admit that I was surprised - GDB 6.0 is the first stock GDB
that has ever compiled cleanly for me on FreeBSD.


On Wed, 12 Nov 2003, Matthew Dillon wrote:

> :With the kernel I'm running using 3.3.2, the only issues I've found so far are
> :module loading and debugging. Our gdb is too old to understand kernel.debug I
> :think, and the module code needs to be updated.  Is it worth looking at gdb
> :6.0?  I remember the FreeBSD people waiting on it for full amd64 support.
> :Also, is there still support for the 5.x kernel and modules in /boot or was
> :that changed instead of added to?
> :
> :-Craig
>     I seem to recall someone... David Rhodus?  working on GDB 6.0.
>     I'm working through your cumulative patch now.  I've already committed
>     the easy stuff.  I'm reviewing the rest of it (the assembly changes)
>     as I write this!
>     So far so good.  I would prefer using ANSI quoting for the broken up
>     quoted sections instead of escaping a newline.  e.g. your patch has:
> -       iret
> +("  .text                                                     \n\
> +       .p2align 2,0x90                                        \n\
> +       .type " __XSTRING(CNAME(bluetrap13)) ",@function       \n\
> +" __XSTRING(CNAME(bluetrap13)) ":                             \n\
>     I think I'd like to do this instead:
>  ("  .text; "
>   "  .p2align 2,0x90;"
>   "  .type " ....",@function;"
>      __XSTRING(CNAME(bluetrap13)) ":"
> ...
>     I really hate \n\ escape sequences :-)
> 					-Matt
> 					Matthew Dillon
> 					<dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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