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Re: [rfc/rft] ppc gdbserver: autodetect AltiVec and SPE

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 01:51:59AM -0300, Thiago Jung Bauermann wrote:
> No, it was a clean build. I got what's happening. The patch removed
> powerpc-e500.o from powerpc64-*-linux*, because e500 is 32-bit only. The
> call to init_registers_powerpc_e500 is protected by an #ifndef
> __powerpc64__, so it shouldn't be a problem. But in practice it is,
> because when using plain "../src/configure && make" in a ppc64 machine
> with a 32-bit default gcc, the target is autodetected to be
> powerpc64-unknown-linux-gnu. Thus, that call to
> init_registers_powerpc_e500 will be compiled in (it's a 32 bit
> compilation), but powerpc-e500.o won't be included (it's a powerpc64
> target).
> Is such way of compiling 32-bit GDB in a ppc64 machine with 32-bit
> default gcc not supported? Must one always use --target option to
> configure in such case?

I see.  Anything is supported that we're willing to fix... The
simplest possible fix would be to add the e500 objects.  Does
gdbserver work OK with this patch?

Daniel Jacobowitz

2008-04-20  Daniel Jacobowitz  <>

	* configure.srv: Add e500 objects even for powerpc64.

Index: configure.srv
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/gdbserver/configure.srv,v
retrieving revision 1.33
diff -u -p -r1.33 configure.srv
--- configure.srv	17 Apr 2008 21:22:41 -0000	1.33
+++ configure.srv	20 Apr 2008 14:27:03 -0000
@@ -106,7 +106,7 @@ case "${target}" in
-  powerpc64-*-linux*)	srv_regobj="reg-ppc.o powerpc-32.o"
+  powerpc64-*-linux*)	srv_regobj="reg-ppc.o powerpc-32.o powerpc-e500.o"
 			srv_regobj="${srv_regobj} reg-ppc64.o powerpc-64.o"
 			srv_tgtobj="linux-low.o linux-ppc-low.o"
@@ -115,6 +115,8 @@ case "${target}" in
 			srv_xmlfiles="${srv_xmlfiles} rs6000/power-fpu.xml"
 			srv_xmlfiles="${srv_xmlfiles} rs6000/powerpc-64.xml"
 			srv_xmlfiles="${srv_xmlfiles} rs6000/power64-core.xml"
+			srv_xmlfiles="${srv_xmlfiles} rs6000/powerpc-e500.xml"
+			srv_xmlfiles="${srv_xmlfiles} rs6000/power-spe.xml"

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