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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Update disassembler files from latest binu
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Update disassembler files from latest binutils
Sat, 25 Oct 2008 01:50:05 +0200
Blue Swirl wrote:
> The disassembler files should be updated to get newer instructions
> supported. This is currently not easy because the *-dis.c files are
> concatenated using several files from binutils. There are some Qemu
> specific changes.
> The first patch introduces a new directory "dis", moves sparc-dis.c
> there, and splits it to three files as used in binutils: sparc-dis.c,
> sparc-opc.c and sparc.h.
> The second patch updates the files from binutils 2.18. The real
> changes from 2002 binutils to current are not that large, but there is
> some code movement and I changed tabs to spaces at one point. The
> license changes from GPL v2 to v3.
> I can introduce more staging patches if necessary. Comments?
Some files in Qemu are licensed as GPLv2 only. This is incompatible
with recent binutils files which are GPLv3 or later.