Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/gnu/dist/gdb6/gdb
To: nick hudson <>
From: Matthias Drochner <>
List: source-changes
Date: 12/08/2006 19:01:30 said:
> > Update code for recognition of signal trampolines to the new
> > "setcontext"
> [...]
> Shouldn't we keep the recognition of the old style signal handler and 
> possibliy recognise the 3 versions of __sigtramp_siginfo_2 that have
> existed at various points?

I haven't seen how to do this in the gdb code cleanly -- the
initialisation of register offsets etc is done only once in
target specific initialisation. said:
> That's what I intended with the versioning. 

The version information is not there when it is needed. It
is not present in the stackframe, and even if it was, it would
be hard to make use of it - see above.

best regards