[lldb-dev] lldb_private::RegisterContext vs lldb_private::RegisterInfoInterface

Ramana via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sat Sep 16 05:56:28 PDT 2017

Thank you.

On Wed, Sep 13, 2017 at 6:10 PM, Tatyana Krasnukha
<Tatyana.Krasnukha at synopsys.com> wrote:
> Hi Ramana,
> Looks like just a naming issue - classes derived from RegisterInfoInterface should be named as RegisterInfo<OS>_<Arch>, because they just implement a common interface to access targets's register info structures. Whereas RegisterContext relates to certain execution context and concrete frame, and implements process-specific functions, for example restoring registers state after expression evaluation.
> Please, correct me anyone, if I'm wrong.
> Tatyana
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> Hi,
> When deriving RegisterContext<OS>_<Arch>, why some platforms (Arch+OS) are deriving it from lldb_private::RegisterContext while others are deriving from lldb_private::RegisterInfoInterface or in other words how to decide on the base class to derive from between those two and what are the implications?
> Thanks,
> Ramana
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