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LIN7-5104 : GDB does not detect 64-bit-ness in PowerPC Book III-E

Created: Nov 12, 2015    Updated: Sep 8, 2018
Resolved Date: Apr 17, 2016
Found In Version:
Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 7
Component/s: Toolchain


GDB does not detect 64-bit inferior correctly in PowerPC Book III-E.


Attach via gdbserver.

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1) Apply the attached patch to oe-core layer.
2) Build gdb from source, by running the following line in a project.
    echo 'USE_SDK_GDB = "0"' >> local.conf

Steps to Reproduce

1. Attach to running process with gdb
gdb -p <pid>
2. Note the warning message:
warning: Selected architecture powerpc:common64 is not compatible with reported target architecture powerpc:common

Reproduced on: WR Linux 700.10
BSP: fsl-t4xxx

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