[3.13.y.z extended stable] Patch "ARC: Update order of registers in KGDB to match GDB 7.5" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Fri Oct 31 20:53:37 UTC 2014


This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    ARC: Update order of registers in KGDB to match GDB 7.5

to the linux-3.13.y-queue branch of the 3.13.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:

 http://kernel.ubuntu.com/git?p=ubuntu/linux.git;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/linux-3.13.y-queue

This patch is scheduled to be released in version 3.13.11.11.

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

For more information about the 3.13.y.z tree, see
https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Kernel/Dev/ExtendedStable

Thanks.
-Kamal

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>From 9ccef1c6cd5ea03750a6a14f276dc12499aa35e6 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Anton Kolesov <Anton.Kolesov at synopsys.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Sep 2014 13:23:24 +0400
Subject: ARC: Update order of registers in KGDB to match GDB 7.5

commit ebc0c74e76cec9c4dd860eb0ca1c0b39dc63c482 upstream.

Order of registers has changed in GDB moving from 6.8 to 7.5. This patch
updates KGDB to work properly with GDB 7.5, though makes it incompatible
with 6.8.

Signed-off-by: Anton Kolesov <Anton.Kolesov at synopsys.com>
Signed-off-by: Vineet Gupta <vgupta at synopsys.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
---
 arch/arc/include/asm/kgdb.h | 32 ++++++++++++++++++--------------
 1 file changed, 18 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

diff --git a/arch/arc/include/asm/kgdb.h b/arch/arc/include/asm/kgdb.h
index b65fca7..fea9316 100644
--- a/arch/arc/include/asm/kgdb.h
+++ b/arch/arc/include/asm/kgdb.h
@@ -19,7 +19,7 @@
  * register API yet */
 #undef DBG_MAX_REG_NUM

-#define GDB_MAX_REGS		39
+#define GDB_MAX_REGS		87

 #define BREAK_INSTR_SIZE	2
 #define CACHE_FLUSH_IS_SAFE	1
@@ -33,23 +33,27 @@ static inline void arch_kgdb_breakpoint(void)

 extern void kgdb_trap(struct pt_regs *regs);

-enum arc700_linux_regnums {
+/* This is the numbering of registers according to the GDB. See GDB's
+ * arc-tdep.h for details.
+ *
+ * Registers are ordered for GDB 7.5. It is incompatible with GDB 6.8. */
+enum arc_linux_regnums {
 	_R0		= 0,
 	_R1, _R2, _R3, _R4, _R5, _R6, _R7, _R8, _R9, _R10, _R11, _R12, _R13,
 	_R14, _R15, _R16, _R17, _R18, _R19, _R20, _R21, _R22, _R23, _R24,
 	_R25, _R26,
-	_BTA		= 27,
-	_LP_START	= 28,
-	_LP_END		= 29,
-	_LP_COUNT	= 30,
-	_STATUS32	= 31,
-	_BLINK		= 32,
-	_FP		= 33,
-	__SP		= 34,
-	_EFA		= 35,
-	_RET		= 36,
-	_ORIG_R8	= 37,
-	_STOP_PC	= 38
+	_FP		= 27,
+	__SP		= 28,
+	_R30		= 30,
+	_BLINK		= 31,
+	_LP_COUNT	= 60,
+	_STOP_PC	= 64,
+	_RET		= 64,
+	_LP_START	= 65,
+	_LP_END		= 66,
+	_STATUS32	= 67,
+	_ECR		= 76,
+	_BTA		= 82,
 };

 #else
--
1.9.1





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