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Re: [RFA] gdb-comm.exp: set breakpoints after load

From: Ben Elliston
Subject: Re: [RFA] gdb-comm.exp: set breakpoints after load
Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2010 09:32:28 +1100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Tue, Jan 19, 2010 at 04:05:26PM +0800, Jie Zhang wrote:

> gdb-comm.exp sets breakpoints on exit and abort before load. The
> problem is that GDB tries to skip prologue according to what it
> reads from memory, which might contain random data since the
> executable has not been loaded into memory. In my case, sometimes
> skip_prologue might skip one or two more instructions, which happens
> to be an exception instruction and will trap the processor into an
> exception event loop after running the executable before hit the
> breakpoints. The attached patch changes gdb-comm.exp to set
> breakpoints after load.

OK, thanks.


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