[fpc-pascal]TRY EXCEPT Bug
pierre at idefix.wisa.be
Tue Oct 3 01:10:22 CEST 2000
At 18:42 02/10/00 +0200, you wrote:
>>>My suggestion is to move the basic exception stuff by default into the
>>>system unit and remove the dpmiexcp unit.
>>>Btw, I am currently working on updating the 'fully working exception
>>>handling' :] to allow catching of the missing hardware exceptions. I've
>>>stumbled upon the following remark in excptn.as:
>>>/* ;WARNING WARNING WARNING
>>> ;The mechanism for passing signals between the debugger
>>> ;and the debuggee relies on the *exact* instructions between
>>> ;EXCEPTION_ENTRY($13) above and "cmpb $0, forced" instruction
>>> ;below! These instructions are stored in forced_test buffer
>>> ;in src/debug/common/dbgcom.c. Do NOT change anything between
>>> ;these two instructions, or you will break signal support in
>>> ;the debuggers!! */
>>>Well, the problem is that to support those there is (well, I think so)
>>>_need_ of breaking this warning. My question is whether this still applies
>>>Because this would either mean that the go32v2 target won't get that
>>>anymore or breaking debugging support of all these programs....
>>I strongly object to this!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
>> This will break signal support for GDB and a spent a lot of time to
>>getting this to work !!!
>That's why I was asking.
>> Why do you need to change this anyway ??
>To add hardware exception #18 and #19 introduced by Pentium(!!!!)/PIII+
Then we should add them before :
this will require some changes in the
but its not that difficult !
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