[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D13334: Preliminary NetBSD support
Kamil Rytarowski via lldb-commits
lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Thu Oct 1 16:09:20 PDT 2015
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On 01.10.2015 23:20, Joerg Sonnenberger via lldb-commits wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 01, 2015 at 10:41:46AM +0000, Pavel Labath via
> lldb-commits wrote:
>> This platform code looks like it was copy-pasted from
>> PlatformFreeBSD. Do you anticipate making significant changes
>> If not, it might be a good idea to share this code with FreeBSD
>> in some way (in fact there is a comment here to make this share
>> code with PlatformPOSIX). @emaste, what do you think about this?
> I was talking about this with Ed and some of the other FreeBSD
> folks when I started my own efforts on LLDB for NetBSD. I think the
> best approach is to start with the patch as is and slowly
> refactoring from that.
I'm for it. Having in sources real-world reference will ease the
refactoring either way.
> IMO it is better here to have a basic working state first.
I've passed my current limits of the size of locally maintainable patch.
For the reference, I have more code locally still in progress of
active research (once I got to ~10k lines of git diff of the support
Please help me to make the NetBSD support dept partially canceled.
> The other point we agreed on is that the FreeBSD code and the Linux
> code can often be more shared to, so there is a lot of room for
> improvements in any direction.
Yes, true. Integrating NetBSD will clearly help to spot these points.
> I'd prefer to avoid the classic "the enemy of good" situations
Yes, please! Better incomplete support in the source trees then once
almost complete but rotting in a local patch...
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