[J-core] SuperH GDB?

Kieran Bingham kieran at bingham.xyz
Sat May 7 05:40:31 EDT 2016

On 06/05/16 19:11, Rich Felker wrote:
> On Fri, May 06, 2016 at 02:06:19PM -0400, Christopher Friedt wrote:
>> Hi list + Rich,
>> Do we have a SuperH GDB that is distributed as part of the toolchain?
> No, not yet. I wasn't aware until recently, but upstream gdb has no
> native (debug on the target) sh-linux support at all, 

Interesting, I didn't realise that wasn't available upstream, But I know
where a current implementation lives :)

I'll put in a request to see if the sh-linux-nat modules could be
released / upstreamed.

I'll not hold my breath, but ...

and gdbserver
> and gdb's remote interface are missing fdpic support which makes
> symbolic debugging difficult. I'm in the process of fixing up the
> abandoned & incomplete fdpic patch for gdb (thankfully the necessary
> work seems to have been completed in the frv target support, but it
> was done in a gratuitously frv-specific way so it needs some minor
> cleanup) and hope to have something ready to use (at least
> experimentally) in the next few days.
> Rich
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