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SubjectRe: [PATCH v2 3/5] kdb: Remove special case logic from kdb_read()
Hi,

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 2:30 AM Daniel Thompson
<daniel.thompson@linaro.org> wrote:
>
> > > @@ -183,17 +186,7 @@ static int kdb_read_get_key(char *buffer, size_t bufsize)
> > > * function. It is not reentrant - it relies on the fact
> > > * that while kdb is running on only one "master debug" cpu.
> > > * Remarks:
> > > - *
> > > - * The buffer size must be >= 2. A buffer size of 2 means that the caller only
> > > - * wants a single key.
> >
> > By removing this you broke "BTAPROMPT". So doing:
> >
> > set BTAPROMPT=1
> > bta
> >
> > It's now impossible to quit out. Not that I've ever used BTAPROMPT,
> > but seems like we should either get rid of it or keep it working.
>
> Thanks. Just to check I got exactly what you meant I assume this could
> also have been phrased as "it looks like you forgot to convert the
> kdb_getstr() in kdb_bt1() over to use the new kdb_getchar() function"?

Right. Sorry for wording it in a confusing way. ;-)


> > > @@ -741,7 +732,7 @@ int vkdb_printf(enum kdb_msgsrc src, const char *fmt, va_list ap)
> > >
> > > /* check for having reached the LINES number of printed lines */
> > > if (kdb_nextline >= linecount) {
> > > - char buf1[16] = "";
> > > + char ch;
> >
> > The type of "ch" should be the same as returned by kdb_getchar()?
> > Either "int" if you're keeping it "int" or "unsigned char"?
>
> Probably... although the assumption that kdb strings are char * is burnt
> in a lot of places so there will still be further tidy up needed.

True. It doesn't matter a whole lot so if you think it's easier to
keep it as char that's OK too.

-Doug

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