[Buildroot] [PATCH] gdb: add fix for gdb 7.12 and gdb 8.0 build on noMMU platforms

Peter Korsgaard peter at korsgaard.com
Tue Sep 5 21:45:03 UTC 2017

>>>>> "Thomas" == Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com> writes:

 > This adds a patch to gdb 7.12 and gdb 8.x, which fixes the build on
 > noMMU platforms. It is not needed for older versions of gdb, since
 > it's related to the switch of gdb to C++ in the 7.12 release.

 > Fixes:

 > ../nat/linux-ptrace.c: In function 'int linux_fork_to_function(gdb_byte*, int (*)(void*))':
 > ../nat/linux-ptrace.c:273:29: error: invalid conversion from 'void*' to 'gdb_byte* {aka unsigned char*}' [-fpermissive]
 >        child_stack = xmalloc (STACK_SIZE * 4);

 > The patch has already been merged upstream, as of commit
 > ffce45d2243e5f52f411e314fc4e1a69f431a81f, and will therefore be part
 > of future gdb releases.

 > Signed-off-by: Thomas Petazzoni <thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com>

Committed to 2017.02.x after dropping the gdb-8.x patch, thanks.

Bye, Peter Korsgaard

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