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Re: displaying wchar_t in gdb
- From: Klaus-Georg Adams <Klaus-Georg dot Adams at sap dot com>
- To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at is dot elta dot co dot il>
- Cc: gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: 26 Nov 2001 11:59:35 +0100
- Subject: Re: displaying wchar_t in gdb
- References: <Pine.SUN.3.91.1011126112758.11497B-100000@is>
Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com> writes:
> On Mon, 26 Nov 2001, Klaus-Georg Adams wrote:
> > I am working on a large project in C++ which works entirely with wide
> > strings and streams. Is there a way to display wchar_t in gdb similar
> > to narrow strings?
> The usual technique is to have in the application a function which can
> print such strings, and then call it from GDB using the "call" command.
What would be a strategy to implement this natively in gdb? Can you
tell inside gdb if we are working with wchar_t? Should there be a
separate format for this?
I'd be willing to explore (and maybe implement) this if somebody can
set me on the right track...