Modules and CONFIG_ALTIVEC
dmj+ at andrew.cmu.edu
Mon Aug 6 16:38:29 EST 2001
On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 06:08:21PM -0500, Hollis wrote:
> On Sunday 05 August 2001 04:49, Samuel Rydh wrote:
> > On ppc, the size of thread_struct depends on the CONFIG_ALTIVEC setting.
> > Thus, the offset of various task_struct fields are dependent upon this
> > config option.
> > unsigned long fpscr; /* Floating point status */
> > -#ifdef CONFIG_ALTIVEC
> > - vector128 vr; /* Complete AltiVec set */
> > - vector128 vscr; /* AltiVec status */
> > - unsigned long vrsave;
> > -#endif /* CONFIG_ALTIVEC */
> > + altivec_t *vregs;
> This also affects gdb. When gdb reads a core file, it gets upset if the size
> of a regset isn't what it thinks it should be. Currently it's a bit too easy
> to change that size...
Yup. Expect GDB patches to deal with that (and with altivec) from me
in the next month, if no one beats me to it. It's approaching the top
of my TODO list.
Daniel Jacobowitz Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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