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Re: FYI: removing the libstdc++ pretty-printers
Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Pluzhnikov <email@example.com> writes:
> Tom> So, I think it is time to remove the printers from archer.
> Paul> Is it?
> Paul> Many users will be using GCC 3.4.6 ... 4.4.0 for a very long time (at
> Paul> least 5 years from now) and could use libstdc++ pretty printers in GDB,
> Paul> but will not get them until gcc-4.5.0 ships and they upgrade to it.
> Paul> Is there a way for these users to get GDB STL pretty printers without
> Paul> GCC upgrade?
> They can check out just the libstdc++/python directory from gcc svn.
> Then they just need to work out the code to load the printers...
This sounds scary. Suppose I've checked out that directory to /tmp/python.
What do I have to do to make gdb use that?