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Re: [cdt-dev] memory space DSF service

We need support for multiple address spaces at XMOS. Presumably this will tie into, for example, viewing global variables since the concept of a single, global address would no longer be valid?


On 8 October 2010 19:13, Chuong, Patrick <pchuong@xxxxxx> wrote:
Hi John,

I guess you already know that we (TI) need memory space support as well, and the things that mention below are also valuable to us.


-----Original Message-----
From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Cortell
Sent: Friday, October 08, 2010 11:47 AM
To: CDT General developers list.
Subject: [cdt-dev] memory space DSF service

I wanted to poll the CDT debugger community to see whether others
have a need for a DSF service that provides information on a memory
space. In 7.0, I added to DSF the ability to gather the available
spaces from a memory context (see IMemorySpaceDMContext). Currently,
this is used by the memory views.

In our commercial product, we need to go further and get information
on a space, e.g., is it code or data, what's its range, what is the
addressable size of the memory. Now, there are no features currently
in CDT that would use such a service, but I suspect many of you are
dealing with targets that have memory spaces and either have
home-grown variants or will eventually need such a service. Please
speak up if so. If there's enough interest, I'll open a bugzilla
report to add the interface and we can hammer out the specifics there.


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