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Re: coffread.c extension for DLLs without debugging symbols

On Sun, Jan 05, 2003 at 03:44:44PM +0100, Mark Kettenis wrote:
>Christopher Faylor <> writes:
>>>>2) I wonder if this code should be ifdef'ed somehow for Windows since
>>>>it will add extra code for no gain on every COFF platform.  Of course,
>>>>how many of those are there out there?  Maybe this isn't a huge issue
>>>>after all.
>>>I wondered about that myself.  However, wouldn't that suggest putting
>>>the bulk of the code somewhere like win32-nat.c?
>> That would be fine with me (especially since I can approve that part of
>> gdb).  So, you'd need some kind of hooks in coffread.c to handle this.
>> I guess we should wait for the coffread maintainer to offer an opinion
>> before you go to this effort, though.
>Well, I assume this code would be usefull when cross-debugging too.
>If so, a *-nat.c file would be the wrong place to add it.  You could
>create a win32-tdep.c file though.

Cross debugging to a windows box?  Does anyone actually do that?  I know
it is theoretically possible with, *cough* rda *cough* but I wasn't aware
of anyone actually doing this.

Regardless, win32-tdep.c would be a more logically correct place to put


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