Re: [PATCH v6 18/19] arm64:ilp32: change COMPAT_ELF_PLATFORM to report a a subplatform for ILP32

From: Dr. Philipp Tomsich
Date: Wed Nov 18 2015 - 17:05:29 EST


We had implemented gdb-support against the the earlier ILP32 incarnation.
Iâll take a look with the latest patch-set and see whether these still apply.


> On 18 Nov 2015, at 21:25, Yury Norov <ynorov@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2015 at 03:21:05AM -0800, pinskia@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>>> On Nov 18, 2015, at 12:11 AM, Zhangjian (Bamvor) <bamvor.zhangjian@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hi, Yury
>>>> On 2015/11/18 5:16, Yury Norov wrote:
>>>> From: Philipp Tomsich <philipp.tomsich@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To make life for tools (such as gdb) easier when dealing with ILP32 processes,
>>>> we report a proper subarchitecture for ILP32 in the ELF auxiliary vectors.
>>> I saw some ilp32 relative patches in binutils mailing list. Does gdb
>>> fully support ilp32?
>> I have a patch set but I have not tested them with the latest kernel patch set yet. The branch is located in the binutils-gdb git is;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/users/pinskia/gdb-aarch64-ilp32 .
>> I think it will mostly work except for core support might need to be changed slightly.
>> Thanks,
>> Andrew
> Yes, it works mostly. I can read and modify text/data, set breakpoints
> etc.
>>> Regards
>>> Bamvor

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