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Re: Python: should gdb.Value array indexing check bounds?
On Tue, Sep 20, 2011 at 9:04 AM, <Paul_Koning@dell.com> wrote:
> Currently, if a gdb.Value object corresponds to an array, array indexing is done C-style: no bounds checking, just pointer arithmetic.? That's somewhat unnatural to Python.? Should it do a range check instead, and raise IndexError for out of range index values?
> That wouldn't affect indexing of pointers, since those don't have a range so the only possible approach is the C one.
I'd think no because of things like:
(which is possible with non-zero length arrays also).