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-rw-r--r--Makefile5
-rw-r--r--lib/Kconfig.debug11
-rw-r--r--scripts/Makefile1
-rw-r--r--scripts/gdb/Makefile1
-rw-r--r--scripts/gdb/linux/Makefile11
-rw-r--r--scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py23
6 files changed, 51 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
index 33cb15efd257..dd8796caa239 100644
--- a/Makefile
+++ b/Makefile
@@ -927,6 +927,9 @@ endif
ifdef CONFIG_BUILD_DOCSRC
$(Q)$(MAKE) $(build)=Documentation
endif
+ifdef CONFIG_GDB_SCRIPTS
+ $(Q)ln -fsn `cd $(srctree) && /bin/pwd`/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py
+endif
+$(call if_changed,link-vmlinux)
# The actual objects are generated when descending,
@@ -1181,7 +1184,7 @@ MRPROPER_FILES += .config .config.old .version .old_version $(version_h) \
Module.symvers tags TAGS cscope* GPATH GTAGS GRTAGS GSYMS \
signing_key.priv signing_key.x509 x509.genkey \
extra_certificates signing_key.x509.keyid \
- signing_key.x509.signer
+ signing_key.x509.signer vmlinux-gdb.py
# clean - Delete most, but leave enough to build external modules
#
diff --git a/lib/Kconfig.debug b/lib/Kconfig.debug
index ecb3516f6546..c5cefb3c009c 100644
--- a/lib/Kconfig.debug
+++ b/lib/Kconfig.debug
@@ -167,6 +167,17 @@ config DEBUG_INFO_DWARF4
But it significantly improves the success of resolving
variables in gdb on optimized code.
+config GDB_SCRIPTS
+ bool "Provide GDB scripts for kernel debugging"
+ depends on DEBUG_INFO
+ help
+ This creates the required links to GDB helper scripts in the
+ build directory. If you load vmlinux into gdb, the helper
+ scripts will be automatically imported by gdb as well, and
+ additional functions are available to analyze a Linux kernel
+ instance. See Documentation/gdb-kernel-debugging.txt for further
+ details.
+
config ENABLE_WARN_DEPRECATED
bool "Enable __deprecated logic"
default y
diff --git a/scripts/Makefile b/scripts/Makefile
index 72902b5f2721..2016a64497ab 100644
--- a/scripts/Makefile
+++ b/scripts/Makefile
@@ -36,6 +36,7 @@ subdir-$(CONFIG_MODVERSIONS) += genksyms
subdir-y += mod
subdir-$(CONFIG_SECURITY_SELINUX) += selinux
subdir-$(CONFIG_DTC) += dtc
+subdir-$(CONFIG_GDB_SCRIPTS) += gdb
# Let clean descend into subdirs
subdir- += basic kconfig package
diff --git a/scripts/gdb/Makefile b/scripts/gdb/Makefile
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..62f5f65becfd
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/gdb/Makefile
@@ -0,0 +1 @@
+subdir-y := linux
diff --git a/scripts/gdb/linux/Makefile b/scripts/gdb/linux/Makefile
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..6cf1ecf61057
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/gdb/linux/Makefile
@@ -0,0 +1,11 @@
+always := gdb-scripts
+
+SRCTREE := $(shell cd $(srctree) && /bin/pwd)
+
+$(obj)/gdb-scripts:
+ifneq ($(KBUILD_SRC),)
+ $(Q)ln -fsn $(SRCTREE)/$(obj)/*.py $(objtree)/$(obj)
+endif
+ @:
+
+clean-files := *.pyc *.pyo $(if $(KBUILD_SRC),*.py)
diff --git a/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py b/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py
new file mode 100644
index 000000000000..c1d90cea5288
--- /dev/null
+++ b/scripts/gdb/vmlinux-gdb.py
@@ -0,0 +1,23 @@
+#
+# gdb helper commands and functions for Linux kernel debugging
+#
+# loader module
+#
+# Copyright (c) Siemens AG, 2012, 2013
+#
+# Authors:
+# Jan Kiszka <jan.kiszka@siemens.com>
+#
+# This work is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL version 2.
+#
+
+import os
+
+sys.path.insert(0, os.path.dirname(__file__) + "/scripts/gdb")
+
+try:
+ gdb.parse_and_eval("0")
+ gdb.execute("", to_string=True)
+except:
+ gdb.write("NOTE: gdb 7.2 or later required for Linux helper scripts to "
+ "work.\n")

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