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Re: [RFC/testsuite] Update "info float" output for i386

On Wed, Jan 15, 2003 at 01:48:27AM +0100, Mark Kettenis wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <> writes:
> > I'm still in testsuite maintenance mode, for a little while longer.  I'm on
> > the home stretch for GCC 2.95.3 + stabs; as soon as I finish, I'll do my
> > monthly apt-get dist-upgrade, the default compiler on my Debian machine will
> > change to GCC 3.2 + DWARF-2, and I'll be right back where I started at
> > dozens of failures.  But I'll have a tremendous sense of accomplishment!
> For what it's worth, I will continue to use my i386-unknown-freebsd4.7
> system, which has GCC 2.95.4 with stabs as my primary development
> machine for the foreseeable future.  This GCC 2.95.4 is the default
> compiler on FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE which, to be honest, I've patched to
> fix a debug info generation problem caused by the FreeBSD-specific
> modifications.
> > Some time ago Mark Kettenis updated i387-tdep.c to use frame_register_read
> > for "info float".  This changed the result of "info float" with no running
> > program; I think for the better, and so did he, if I recall rightly.  Can
> > anyone think of a reason not to update the testsuite correspondingly, as
> > with the attached patch?
> At the time I checked in that patch, I did submit a patch to the testsuite:
> Unfortunately it seems to have fallen between the cracks, and I
> totally forgot about it; it has been happily sitting in my tree ever
> since :-(.  I sort-of prefer my patch over yours.  Should I check it
> in without Fernando's approval?

Aha!  I couldn't find it when I went looking.  Please ping Fernando
about this, now that he's back.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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