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Re: Testing GDB using Dejagnu

From: Baurzhan Ismagulov
Subject: Re: Testing GDB using Dejagnu
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2007 21:39:54 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)

On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 07:37:09PM +0530, Venkatesan Jeevanandam wrote:
> I am supposed to test a custom debugger (xxx-gdb) which is ported from gdb. I
> need to use Dejagnu testsuite in order to test the debugger (i.e. xxx-gdb).  
> The host being used is a x86 machine and the executable is to be run on a
> remote non-x86 machine.  (As of now, I'm  executing it on a simulator, not on
> the actual hardware).  So, I need to do a remote debug session.  In other
> words, I have to test the xxx-gdb, where the host is x86 and target is
> non-x86 machine.
> So, can I use Dejagnu testsuite to test the custom gdb (xxx-gdb)??

Running gdb's configure with appropriate arguments and afterwards
running make check with an appropriate board description file does what
you want. You have to check whether this machinery is still working in
your xxx-gdb, and if not, fix it.

With kind regards,
Baurzhan Ismagulov

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