[v3,1/5] image: add image-combined-dbg helper class

Message ID 1522952730-5967-2-git-send-email-kamensky@cisco.com
State Accepted
Commit 7ccb077f51c9232de70e5c6f9897fd9986e3be9d
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  • systemtap adding sysroot, cross compiling of user land related scripts
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Victor Kamensky April 5, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
There is IMAGE_GEN_DEBUGFS="1" variable that enables build of
additional rootfs-dbg and additional archive that contains
complimentary symbols files for a given image. But the issue
with this resulting directory and tarball that before use it
has to be combined with original image content. It is required
since all cross debugging tools like gdb, perf, and systemtap
need file system that contains both target executables/libraries
and their symbols. Those tools need to find executable/library
first and through it debuglink note find corresponding symbols

image-combined-dbg when added to USER_CLASSES just copies
final resulting rootfs back into rootfs-dbg creating combined
target and debug symbols rootfs that can be used for debugging

Signed-off-by: Victor Kamensky <kamensky@cisco.com>

 meta/classes/image-combined-dbg.bbclass | 9 +++++++++
 1 file changed, 9 insertions(+)
 create mode 100644 meta/classes/image-combined-dbg.bbclass


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diff --git a/meta/classes/image-combined-dbg.bbclass b/meta/classes/image-combined-dbg.bbclass
new file mode 100644
index 0000000..f4772f7
--- /dev/null
+++ b/meta/classes/image-combined-dbg.bbclass
@@ -0,0 +1,9 @@ 
+IMAGE_PREPROCESS_COMMAND_append = " combine_dbg_image; "
+combine_dbg_image () {
+        if [ "${IMAGE_GEN_DEBUGFS}" = "1" -a -e ${IMAGE_ROOTFS}-dbg ]; then
+                # copy target files into -dbg rootfs, so it can be used for
+                # debug purposes directly
+                tar -C ${IMAGE_ROOTFS} -cf - . | tar -C ${IMAGE_ROOTFS}-dbg -xf -
+        fi