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base: Add support for changing output directories

Review Request #3276 - Created Jan. 14, 2016 and submitted

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Andreas Sandberg
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Changeset 11296:52bd54c907ea
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base: Add support for changing output directories

This changeset adds support for changing the simulator output
directory. This can be useful when the simulation goes through several
stages (e.g., a warming phase, a simulation phase, and a verification
phase) since it allows the output from each stage to be located in a
different directory. Relocation is done by calling core.setOutputDir()
from Python or simout.setOutputDirectory() from C++.

This change affects several parts of the design of the gem5's output
subsystem. First, files returned by an OutputDirectory instance (e.g.,
simout) are of the type OutputStream instead of a std::ostream. This
allows us to do some more book keeping and control re-opening of files
when the output directory is changed. Second, new subdirectories are
OutputDirectory instances, which should be used to create files in
that sub-directory.

Signed-off-by: Andreas Sandberg <andreas@sandberg.pp.se>
[sascha.bischoff@arm.com: Rebased patches onto a newer gem5 version]
Signed-off-by: Sascha Bischoff <sascha.bischoff@arm.com>
Signed-off-by: Andreas Sandberg <andreas.sandberg@arm.com>

   
Review request changed
Updated (March 4, 2016, 2:57 a.m.)

Status: Closed (submitted)