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Re: New toolchain for Linux/mips

To: "Maciej W. Rozycki" <macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl>
Subject: Re: New toolchain for Linux/mips
From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Wed, 6 Jun 2001 07:15:25 -0700
Cc: linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
In-reply-to: <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010606123704.23232B-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>; from macro@ds2.pg.gda.pl on Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 12:44:04PM +0200
References: <20010605220605.A10997@lucon.org> <Pine.GSO.3.96.1010606123704.23232B-100000@delta.ds2.pg.gda.pl>
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On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 12:44:04PM +0200, Maciej W. Rozycki wrote:
> On Tue, 5 Jun 2001, H . J . Lu wrote:
> 
> > 2. gdb in RedHat 7.1 has yet to be ported to mips. Without a working
> > gdb, it is very hard to fix 1.
> 
>  Gdb 5.0 works for me (and a few other people, I think).  Check
> 'ftp://ftp.ds2.pg.gda.pl/pub/macro/SRPMS/gdb-5.0-6.src.rpm'.  Most of the
> patches have been submitted.  The only remaining one is the port of 4.17

This is a very old gdb. Since gdb has changed a lot at the same
time, if the patches haven't been installed, we may have to redo them.
I'd like to see Linux/mips as a supported target in gdb. gdb in RedHat
7.1 is quite current. Also, my new toolchain uses stabs, not ecoff.
It may need some work.


H.J.


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