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Re: [PATCH] Run catch-load.exp on Windows

On 09/16/2013 02:20 PM, Yao Qi wrote:
> On 09/12/2013 11:36 PM, Pierre Muller wrote:
>>    I don't get, I always thought that
>> when using remote debugger, the debuggee is cross-compiled
>> on the machine where GDB is run, not on the remote machine where gdbserver is run.
> This is remote-target, not remote-host.  Dejagnu is running on build,
> test case is compiled on host, and executable is running on target.  In 
> the case you described, host == build, so the test case is not copied. 
> However, in remote-host, host != build, Dejagnu has to copy source file
> to the remote host first, and launch compiler on the remote host to
> compile the test case.  The executable can be run on the same machine or
> a different one.

We do have several other tests that have .h files though.

 $ find . -name "*.h" | wc -l

Sounds like we should come up with a way to make dejagnu handle
them in this scenario then.  (tbc, not saying you should do that

>>    Thus, I always believed that there is no need to copy
>> the source files to the remote machine, as GDB has the sources available.
>>    Are these assumptions wrong?
> Usually, we don't, but in remote-host testing, we have to.

Pedro Alves

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