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[NEWS patch] Re: [patch 1/2] Make gdbtui a shell script
On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 00:11:25 +0100, Stan Shebs wrote:
> It seems a little disruptive to our users and repackagers to have the name
> disappear altogether with no prior warning.
The deprecation NEWS items have been present but TBH as Fedora + RHEL
GDB packager I have no idea what I could do with it in advance.
On Thu, 22 Dec 2011 06:21:36 +0100, Joel Brobecker wrote:
> > Assuming that this patch is only going into trunk, then it seems
> > sufficient to add a news item to 7.4 warning of the coming change,
> > or even adding a deprecation warning to the branch's tui-main, which
> > will give everybody the 7.4 - 7.5 interval to update their usages.
> Works for me!
2011-12-22 Jan Kratochvil <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* NEWS (Changes in GDB 7.4): Add gdbtui deprecation note.
* tui/tui-main.c: Likewise.
@@ -259,6 +259,11 @@ Texas Instruments TMS320C6x tic6x-*-*
Renesas RL78 rl78-*-elf
+* The binary "gdbtui" is deprecated.
+The binary will be no longer built or installed in GDB 7.5. Use "gdb -tui"
*** Changes in GDB 7.3.1
* The build failure for NetBSD and OpenBSD targets have now been fixed.
@@ -18,6 +18,11 @@
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program. If not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>. */
+/* The binary "gdbtui" is deprecated.
+ The binary will be no longer built or installed in GDB 7.5. Use "gdb -tui"
+ instead. */