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Re: [RFA] Ignore data minimal symbols for breakpoint linespecs


> Date: Tue, 27 Dec 2011 20:48:37 +0400
> From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker@adacore.com>
> 
> > I noticed this patch unfortunately caused around 300 regressions in
> > the testsuite running on ppc64, with failures in several testcases
> > such as:
> 
> Unfortunately, this is not a platform that I have access to, so
> it's probably going to be hard for me to determine what the problem
> is.
> 
> Can you send me the logs of the tests that fail? Can you also
> include a log of the same tests, but before the patch is applied.
> (please, if possible, only include the testcases that regress)
> 
> Perhaps we'll get lucky and the output will give us a clue.
> Otherwise, I'll probably need a hand from you.

Give that the target in question is 64-bit PowerPC, my bet is that by
discarding data minimal symbols, you're also discarding function
descriptors.  That's probably not a good idea.


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