[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D56293: Use the minidump exception record if present

Zachary Turner via lldb-commits lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jan 4 10:22:40 PST 2019

You're right, it wouldn't.  I didn't think of that.  I guess the obj ->
yaml round-tripping would be the only way in that case, and the tool would
need to be fixed first so that it can round trip executable object files.

On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 9:46 AM Leonard Mosescu <mosescu at google.com> wrote:

> ouldn’t we have lldb generate the mini dump itself as the first step of
>> the test?
> How would this work cross-platform?
> On Fri, Jan 4, 2019 at 8:48 AM Zachary Turner <zturner at google.com> wrote:
>> For those kinds of cases, we could use obj2yaml and check in yaml right?
>> Fwiw I tried to round-trip an exe through obj->yaml->obj recently and the
>> resulting exe was incorrect but it was close, so I think there’s only some
>> small fixes needed.
>> In regards to your previous response, couldn’t we have lldb generate the
>> mini dump itself as the first step of the test?
>> On Thu, Jan 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM Pavel Labath via Phabricator <
>> reviews at reviews.llvm.org> wrote:
>>> labath added a comment.
>>> In D56293#1345790 <https://reviews.llvm.org/D56293#1345790>, @zturner
>>> wrote:
>>> > I don't think we can check in an executable file, we should try to
>>> compile it on the spot.  We have 1-2 existing unit tests that check in an
>>> exe and we occasionally get reports that peoples' virus scanners flag them
>>> as trojans, even though they obviously aren't.  In any case, I've been
>>> meaning to remove those tests, so I think we should set a precedent that
>>> executable binaries are never checked in.
>>> While I agree that a checked-in exe shouldn't be needed in this (and
>>> most other) cases, I am not sure about the policy in general. For example,
>>> I can see a case for having a bunch of badly corrupted binaries (things
>>> like corrupted section headers, overlapping sections in the file; things
>>> that even yaml2obj will have trouble generating) and then a test that makes
>>> sure we do something reasonable (e.g., not crash) when opening them. These
>>> are exactly the kind of files that make paranoid virus scanners sound the
>>> alarm.
>>> Repository:
>>>   rLLDB LLDB
>>>   https://reviews.llvm.org/D56293/new/
>>> https://reviews.llvm.org/D56293
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