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Re: gdbarch script's purpose
On Wed, 2007-03-28 at 10:58 -0700, Joel Brobecker wrote:
> > What is exactly the purpose of the gdb/gdbarch.sh script and where in
> > the build process it's used?
> The purpose of this script is to generate the gdbarch.[hc] files.
> Most of this file is very repetitive, so gdbarch.sh contains the
> useful info, without any of the repetition, and then generates
> the C files that we then compile.
> This script is not invoked during the build, but only manually,
> when the gdbarch vector is modified. In other words, when we modify
> gdbarch.sh, we rerun it, and commit a new version of gdbarch.[ch].
It's clear now. Thanks for the info Joel.