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Re: [python][patch] Info about base class in gdb.Type

On Mon, 2009-11-02 at 15:09 +0000, Phil Muldoon wrote:
> On 11/02/2009 01:59 PM, Phil Muldoon wrote:
> > On 06/18/2009 02:50 PM, Richard Ward wrote:
> >> A small patch to add a bool indicating if a class member as returned by
> >> the fields method on a gdb.Type represents a base class.
> >>
> >> PS. asked about this (and other patches I'll hopefully be sending) on
> >> IRC and was told to sign the copyright waiver thing for the FSF before
> >> submitting. Not sure if I need to give any info on that but the FSF say
> >> they have it now.
> >>
> >> 2009-05-28  Richard Ward<>
> >>
> >> *   gdb/python/python-type.c
> >>              convert_field adds a new bool entry "base_class" indicating
> >>              whether the field represents a base class
> >> *   gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo:
> >>             updated to refelect the above.
> >
> > Richard,
> >
> > I have a patch ready for upstream that depends on your patch. As you 
> > have papers on file,  can you submit this to FSF GDB upstream at 
> >
> >
> Oops part of my patch fixes a buglet in your is_base_class patch; the 
> other section adds the beginnings of a testsuite for Python types.  I 
> can just merge the patches, ChangeLogs and submit it all upstream as one 
> patch. What do you think?
> Regards
> Phil

Sounds fine to me.

The only thing is I was rather hoping that my email would appear in
either the ChangeLogs or the version control logs (I'm looking for work
at the moment, and if I say in my CV or an interview that I submitted
some small patches to gdb I'd like to be able to prove it). Will that be
the case? If not then its not the end of the world.


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