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Re: Use elfcore_write_linux_prstatus in gdb
- From: "H.J. Lu" <hjl dot tools at gmail dot com>
- To: Pedro Alves <palves at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Alan Modra <amodra at gmail dot com>, Binutils <binutils at sourceware dot org>, GDB <gdb-patches at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2016 06:33:07 -0800
- Subject: Re: Use elfcore_write_linux_prstatus in gdb
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On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 6:26 AM, Pedro Alves <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 01/21/2016 02:17 PM, H.J. Lu wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 21, 2016 at 6:05 AM, Pedro Alves <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> On 01/21/2016 01:24 PM, H.J. Lu wrote:
>>>> Please take a look at bfd/hosts/x86-64linux.h to see how to dump core
>>> I don't have x32 setup on my machine. AFAICS, elf_prstatusx32 is exactly
>>> like elf_prstatus32, except it takes a 64-bit regset.
>>> elfcore_write_linux_prstatus32 should be reached. Other than that,
>>> I have no idea (other than installing the stop gap on x32 too).
>> x32 has different core types (core layout) from m32 and m64.
>> See bfd/hosts/x86-64linux.h for details.
> As I said, "AFAICS, elf_prstatusx32 is exactly like elf_prstatus32,
> except it takes a 64-bit regset." It's probably an issue
> of alignment/padding?
>> You need
>> elfcore_write_linux_prstatusx32 or change
>> elfcore_write_linux_prstatus32 to suport x32.
> I really can't be working further on this myself right now, sorry.
> I've updated the branch to install the stop-gap on x32 as well, which
> really ends up calling the same function we call today.
> Please give it a try.
I will take a look.