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exceptions in RAM was Re: What is "no" application? nm?



Till Straumann wrote:
> Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>   
>> On Tue, 2008-04-01 at 10:39 +0300, Leon Pollak wrote:
>>
>>     
>>> On Monday, 31 ?March 2008, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>
>>>       
>>>> I am not using kdevelop - Last time I tried, kdevelop could not handle
>>>> cross-compilation :/
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> It handles cross-compilation really good for some (long) time.
>>> It is very fast and handy.
>>> A bit clumsy debugger interface, but I recommend it.
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>       
>>>>> Still, I see rather many changes in the basic libcpu code, BSP and some
>>>>> things do not work, although worked in 4.7.
>>>>> Still struggling with them, and if somebody needs my experience...
>>>>>
>>>>>           
>>>> My advise: Dump kdevelop.
>>>>
>>>>         
>>> Thanks...:) Will not follow it :))
>>>
>>>       
>> Choose your poison.
>>
>> To me, kdevelop is a semi-functional "greasy kid toy" - Last time I
>> checked, it had not been able to import foreign projects, produced junk
>> auto*tool support files and did only support one target-at-time
>> compilation.
>>
>>
>>     
>>> For example, there was no usage of Cpu_table.exceptions_in_RAM in none of
>>> mpc8xxx BSPs.
>>>
>>>       
> IIRC, psim is the only target using 'exceptions_in_RAM == FALSE'.
> Note, however, that the name is misleading. It only refers to the
> address where the
> exception vectors are (in_RAM=TRUE -> zero, in_RAM=FALSE -> high address).
> However, the (IMHO not so-) wonderful 'new-exceptions' model *always*
> requires
> the vector table to be writable (met by psim, of course) so the vector table
> cannot be in ROM...
>   
Thanks. Isn't this the deficiency Thomas would like to see resolved?
> HTH
> -- Tiill
>   
>> This has nothing to do with your current issue.
>>
>> The powerpc guys (Thomas, Till, Joel) are the persons to answer.
>>
>> Ralf
>>
>>
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