[ACTIVITY] Status Dec. 20th -- Dec. 26th
yao at codesourcery.com
Mon Dec 27 03:12:45 UTC 2010
== Linaro GDB ==
Get patch approved upstreams. Committed to FSF tree. Propose merge
request to Linaro GDB tree.
* LP:616003 gdb.mi/mi-var-display.exp failure
Discussed in upstreams on how to handle fp in ARM/Thumb mode. Finally
work out a one-line patch. Approved and committed to FSF tree. Propose
merge request to Linaro GDB tree.
Draft another patch to clean up ARM register alias. Pending on upstreams.
* LP:616000 Handle -fstack-protector prologue code
Revise patch per Joel's comments. Approved, and committed to FSF tree.
Draft two patches to handle -fstack-protector prologue code on i386.
Sent them out for review. Due to lack of knowledge on i386 prologue
generate, not very confident on one of these patches.
* LP:615980 Support displaced stepping on Thumb
Get my test case to arm displaced stepping approved, and committed to
A patch about supporting displace ARM insn in Thumb area is pending
upstreams. Tried the 2nd approach since the 1st approach is not
acceptable to upstreams reviewers. Without this patch, ARM displaced
stepping doesn't work on Linaro.
Support another three PC-related 16-bit Thumb insns (adr, ldr, and
cbz), and add test cases for them accordingly.
Spend some time splitting my big patch into three relatively small
patches in order to make them easier to be reviewed. Patches on
supporting Thumb 16-bit displaced stepping are sent out upstreams for
== This Week ==
* Work from Mon. to Wed.
** Backport some approved upstreams patches to Linaro GDB
** Anything I should do for my pending patches.
* Vacation on Thu. and Fri. 3rd Jan. is China public holiday. Back to
work on 4th. Jan.
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