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Re: gdb testsuite with remote target of qemu in linux-user mode?
- From: Greg McGary <greg dot mcgary at gmail dot com>
- To: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>
- Cc: gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:30:43 -0700
- Subject: Re: gdb testsuite with remote target of qemu in linux-user mode?
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On 02/10/12 13:54, Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Greg" == Greg McGary <email@example.com> writes:
> Greg> Does anyone use gdb testsuite with remote target of qemu in
> Greg> linux-user mode? I see no mention of qemu as a remote simulator
> Greg> in dejagnu, or in gdb/testsuite.
> Greg> I threw together a qemu.exp to do this, and it seems to work OK
> Greg> everywhere except with mi-support.exp, which does not appear to
> Greg> have infrastructure to spawn an external simulator.
> I haven't heard of anything, but I think it would be a welcome addition
> to gdb/testsuite/boards, if you are so inclined.
Correction: mi-support.exp can spawn sid, which is external. I think
the sensible thing to do is take the sid.exp code and generalize it to
become an external-sim framework, then write a small qemu.exp and
new sid.exp to use it.
Maybe in a few weeks, if I survive this month's death march. :-)