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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] scripts/gdb: Add $lx_clk_core_lookup function
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Quoting Leonard Crestez (2019-04-23 04:12:49)
> On 4/22/2019 11:18 PM, Stephen Boyd wrote:
> > Do you need to do the .string() for comparison? Or does it work just as
> > well to compare a gdb.Value object to a python string? It would be nice
> > if the gdb.Value object could figure out that they're not both gdb.Value
> > objects so it can do a string comparison itself.
>
> The gdb manual is not clear on how comparisons work on gdb.Value types.
> Converting to a python string and comparing in python work well, using
> == on string gdb.Values results in this:
>
> gdb.error: evaluation of this expression requires the program to
> have a function "malloc"
>
> My guess is gdb attempts to convert both arguments to gdb.Value and do
> the comparison via a call on the target? This is very undesirable here.
>
> I get the same error if "name" is a gdb.Value instead of being converted
> to a string in invoke().
>

Ok. Thanks for checking. It might be worth filing a bug with gdb to see
if this can be improved in the future.

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