[J-core] Bug#576242: gdb: Please support Renesas SH(sh4)
John Paul Adrian Glaubitz
glaubitz at physik.fu-berlin.de
Mon Jan 30 06:21:38 EST 2017
We're currently working on improving SuperH support in Debian and Linux
in general since the architecture is currently being redeveloped as an
open source architecture called J-Core . J-Core supports the SH-2
instruction set only, but it's expected to extend to SH-3 and SH-4
in the future. Hence, having working native SH support for gdb on Linux
would be very desirable.
> * Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat.com> pointed out that any significant
> contributors would need to sign copyright assignment papers, since
> the patch is far from trivial. Otherwise, GNU won't merge it, and it
> will bitrot constantly.
This would actually the first and most important thing to do. I have
tried contacting Takashi YOSHII but so far I had no success. One that
could help would be Nobuhiro Iwamatsu, so I put him in CC. There is
also Yutaka Niibe whom we can ask.
>  http://j-core.org/
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