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Re: arm-elf-gdb crash
On Fri, May 06, 2005 at 08:40:00AM -0700, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> On 5/5/05, Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > > 22.214.171.12450419 fixes the load bug, but fails when setting the $cpsr
> > > (gdb) set $cpsr=0x1f
> > > Value being assigned to is no longer active.
> > >
> > > Do you know if the $cpsr bug has been fixed in a recent snapshot?
> > I discussed this with someone else on this list last week. It is an
> > open bug but someone needs to sit down with it and think about the
> > implications.
> The implications meaning the possible causes, or the implications of
> possible solutions?
> > I suspect that we've failed to create the first frame, somehow.
> Perhaps this would only defer the problem, but in the case of
> assigning to a register that's never going away, could we skip the
> check for a valid frame and plow ahead and write the register?
GDB associates registers to frames. It's written to the assumption
that there is always a frame; when there isn't, this is just one of
many things that is going to go wrong.