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Re: Simple exception use-case
- From: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>
- To: Phil Muldoon <pmuldoon at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Project Archer <archer at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Mon, 28 Jul 2008 11:30:12 -0600
- Subject: Re: Simple exception use-case
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- Reply-to: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>
>>>>> "Phil" == Phil Muldoon <email@example.com> writes:
Your investigation seems to be proceeding nicely... you're finding all
the wonderful ways that this area needs work :)
Phil> Well maybe not. I'm not sure why I lost control of the
The general form of this can be quite baffling to the user. Suppose
you are debugging and you "next" over a function call. And suppose
somewhere deep within that call, something throws an exception, which
is caught by your caller... suddenly your "next" acts like "continue".
>From the UI point of view I think the best thing here would be for gdb
to stop execution at the point where the exception is caught.