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Re: [RFA] New port: CR16: BFD Changes required by the gdb port

On 01/08/2013 11:24 AM, Kaushik Phatak wrote:
> Hi Nick,
> Thanks for applying these changes with appropriate Changelogs.
> I noticed that the entries for cr16 were missing in the latest gdb snapshot
> in and configure.
>   cr16-*-*)
>     noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs gdb"
>     ;;
> This entry is present in the 7.5 release version of gdb but not
> in the latest snapshot, gdb-
> How is this controlled, in gcc or here? Could you please throw some light on this.

On gdb's git mirror, I see:

commit ce3c5eda0b8d664790bc633a1013193a3289dff0
Author: H.J. Lu <>
Date:   Sun Aug 26 14:34:38 2012 +0000

    Sync toplevel files with GCC tree

-  cr16-*-*)
-    noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs gdb"
-    ;;
     noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs target-libgloss"
@@ -924,7 +939,8 @@ case "${target}" in
     noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs libgui itcl ld"
-    noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs libgui itcl"
+    # No ld support yet.
+    noconfigdirs="$noconfigdirs libgui itcl ld"
@@ -1069,16 +1085,13 @@ case "${host}" in
-  *-interix*)
-    host_makefile_frag="config/mh-interix"
-    ;;
-  hppa*-*)
+  hppa*-*)

Dunno why these were removed with that merge.  The
ChangeLog entries brought in don't seen to
mention these changes.  Maybe it was a merge error
where local binutils changes were lost?

> Please let me know if I need to submit any patch for this as couple of hunks
> from my gdb patch are failing due to this.

Please always base the work you submit against the current
development mainline.  For GDB, that is:

Pedro Alves

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