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Re: ptrace induced instruction cache bug?

To: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Subject: Re: ptrace induced instruction cache bug?
From: Nathan Field <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 10:35:04 -0800 (PST)
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> It sounds reasonable.  I've encountered this problem in the past also,
> but never with the Pro 2.1 / MIPS release which is what you're using.  
> I don't see anything obviously wrong with your test code, either.
        So... is there a fix for this?

> Yes, you will need a newer toolchain.  Honestly, I'm baffled as to why a
> Pro 2.1 toolchain was available from our web site at all, unless you got
> it via an old product subscription... it should have been Pro 3.0, which
> uses GCC 3.2 and a more recent binutils.  But I don't have any control
> over these things :)
        I downloaded it about 5 days ago from:

Could I get a preview kit of your 3.0 release for a Malta 4Kc board?


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