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lldb handle breakpoints on ARM64

Authored by pawelo on Aug 18 2014, 11:04 PM.



The opcode was taken from gdb sources.

break set -n main
Breakpoint 1: where = example`$x, address = 0x0000000000400c60

Note that for me, gdb worked only with statically linked binaries on emulated AArch64 machine, therefore from now on I'm testing lldb with statically linked binaries too.

Still much work must be done in order to provide full AArch64 support.

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pawelo updated this revision to Diff 12646.Aug 18 2014, 11:04 PM
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On gdb, the same breakpoint in the same binary is situated 8 bytes further...

(gdb) break main
Breakpoint 1 at 0x400c68

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Look at this now (in isolation from

tfiala edited edge metadata.Aug 19 2014, 10:16 AM

Minor style nit - parens around sizeof arg to match rest of code.

When you address that, if you wanted to fix the Error idiomatic usage I pointed out (which is due to me - you're just following my non-idiomatic usage of Error), feel free to clean that up in those two routines. If not, I'll catch up with it later in another pass.

Other than that, LGTM.

Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64, llvm-3.5-built lldb, all tests passed except for unrelated, which fails intermittently on my system.


style: use parens around sizeof's argument to match other code.


Add parens around sizeof arg (i.e. sizeof (g_aarch64_opcode)).

Idiomatic usage: (this is my fault): we generally define an Error at the top of the method, then set it and return the local error value rather than create a new one.

If you want to put an Error object at the top:

Error error;
    return error;

and replace the other Error usages in the function, that would be fine. Otherwise, I'll do a clean sweep later and fix that.


parens around sizeof arg.


Idiomatic usage. (again my original sin). You don't have to clean this up, I'll make a pass on it at another time if not.

pawelo updated this revision to Diff 12682.Aug 19 2014, 1:38 PM
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I really don't like to put brackets around objects/variables/constants - sizeof requires them only for type names. I'm doing this only to fit into existing code.

tfiala accepted this revision.Aug 21 2014, 9:50 AM
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Ubuntu 14.04 x86_64: llvm-3.5-built lldb. All tests passed.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Aug 21 2014, 9:50 AM
tfiala closed this revision.Aug 21 2014, 9:52 AM

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