Are rtems-gdb-macros-4.11 supposed to work?

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Tue Dec 21 14:22:38 UTC 2010

On 12/21/2010 07:15 AM, Peer Stritzinger wrote:
> Hi,
> I have trouble using the RTEMS helper macros for gdb getting:
> (gdb) rtems_tasks
> No symbol "_Thread_Executing" in current context.
> I just downloaded the current version of
> rtems-testing/sim-scripts/rtems-gdb-macros-4.11
> But it has the same problem.
> Is this a known problem or am I doing something wrong?  How can I fix it?

Yes they are supposed to work and no they do not work. :(

With the recent score changes to have a pluggable scheduler
and capture "per cpu" information in a data structure so
we can have SMP one day, the names of some variables changed.

grep for _Thread_Executing.  It is now a macro that dereferences
the per cpu structure.

Every field in that per cpu structure has macros so the code
did not change but the underlying implementation did.

I am on holiday until after the first of the year but will try to
monitor email.  If you can put a patch together, it would be
> Regards,
> Peer Stritzinger
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