[Dwarf-Discuss] Register kinds
eager at eagercon.com
Mon Nov 1 09:12:35 PDT 2010
Relph, Richard wrote:
> When establishing a mapping from DWARF on to a new machine architecture,
> one has to establish a mechanism for referring to registers.
> If the architecture supports more than one kind of register, what’s the
> recommended approach for ‘naming’ registers of a kind other than the
> most common?
Take a look at the PowerPC (RS6000) for an example of an
architecture with a variety of register types. General and
FP regs get low numbers, all others have more-or-less
arbitrary register numbers.
Michael Eager eager at eagercon.com
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