Subject: Re: possible bug in gdb
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: port-powerpc
Date: 03/18/2003 16:22:54
> On Saturday, March 15, 2003, at 07:44  PM, Derek Godfrey wrote:
> ok it seems gcc 2.95 is not good. so what of gdb?
> even gdb-5.3 does not support back traces across signal handlers on ppc netbsd.
> I have some better code but I'm not there yet. The offsets in rs6000_tdep.c
> do not match the trampline14 code - but it seems there is more to this problem
> than just that.
> I've done some work on GDB for various NetBSD platforms, including PowerPC, but I haven't had time to finish up all the loose ends.  I have a couple of folks who are going to help me tidy up, though, so the *next* GDB release should have a nice "out of box" experience.

Just a heads up.  GDB's frame code's been, er, re-organized.  Part of 
clearing the way for generic dwarf2 CFI support.