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Re: ppc32 debugging ppc64, part 1

On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 07:01:23PM -0700, Richard Henderson wrote:
> On Sat, Sep 17, 2005 at 05:24:03PM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > You don't need this; PTRACE_TYPE_RET should work OK.  We get that from
> > autoconf (even if the autoconf bits are a bit broken on Linux at the
> > moment, they'll choose long anyway).
> I've purged PTRACE_XFER_TYPE from the file entirely.


> > I think it's safe to do away with the syscalls; the current userspace
> > ptrace interface where glibc has to special-case PEEKTEXT/PEEKDATA/PEEKUSER
> > is nasty enough, so I'm willing to declare glibc broken if it is ever
> > "fixed" to handle the PEEK*_3264 operations specially.
> What about the argument that it causes source uglification because
> PEEKUSER and PEEKUSER_3464 have different calling sequences in the
> libc funtion, but not the syscall?
> For the record, my current source follows.
> I'll get rid of the use of the syscall if required, but my 2 cents
> say it looks cleaner this way.

Yes, that's a more compelling argument.  Works for me.

Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery, LLC

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