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Re: Assistance Request

From: Hans-Peter Nilsson
Subject: Re: Assistance Request
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 20:14:51 +0100

> From: "Dave Korn" <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2008 18:52:27 -0000

> On 12 February 2008 18:19, Hans-Peter Nilsson wrote:
     Dave wrote:
> >> # The simulator isn't really remote.
> >> set_board_info isremote 0
> >> 
> >>   I think you'll need that as well.
> > 
> > Why?
>   Because the simulator is not remote and does not need to be accessed by
> rsh/telnet/whatever?

I don't think that's what the isremote means.  To me it seems to
mean "can execute on the local host just like any program".
By this definition a simulator is remote.

> > No, don't do that; don't add random things for no known reason.
>   But if the simulator really *is* not remote, wouldn't /not/ setting it be
> just plain wrong?

No; consider that no other sim testboard file sets isremote 0.

> > If you "need it", it's because something else is wrong and you're
> > papering over it.
>   Well, if you don't set it, there are a whole bunch of "if [is_remote host]
> {" clauses in the gcc testsuite .exp scripts that are going to be activated
> and attempt to do such things as upload test files or download target headers
> or gcov results from the hypothetical remote board.

We're talking about "[is_remote target]".

brgds, H-P

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