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From: Tom Tromey <>
To: Aaron Merey via Gdb-patches <>
Cc:,  Aaron Merey <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] gdb/source: Fix open_source_file error handling
Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2023 10:53:57 -0700	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <> (Aaron Merey via Gdb-patches's message of "Wed, 1 Feb 2023 20:38:53 -0500")

Ok, I re-read the patch and see you did use ATTRIBUTE_NORETURN.  Sorry
about that.  And adding an optional argument means changing gdbserver as
well... IMO this is fine but up to you.

Though it seems to me that:

Aaron> +  bfd_set_error (bfd_error_no_error);
Aaron> +  errno = 0;

... these two lines are probably leftovers from ancient times, when the
gdb exception mechanism was much less robust.  They should not be in new
code, and TBH probably the best route forward is to remove them from
utils.c, and in fact merge the definition of perror_with_name into
gdbsupport, since AFAICT it's really identical between gdb and


  reply	other threads:[~2023-02-08 17:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 6+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-28  3:37 Aaron Merey
2023-02-01 19:45 ` Keith Seitz
2023-02-02  1:38   ` Aaron Merey
2023-02-08 17:53     ` Tom Tromey [this message]
2023-02-02 10:29   ` Bruno Larsen
2023-02-08 17:44 ` Tom Tromey

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