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Re: displaying wchar_t in gdb
Ada (the programming language) supports wide characters natively, and
the GNU Ada compiler GNAT provides a patch to gdb. I haven't checked,
but I bet it prints wide character strings properly. So looking at the
GNAT patch to gdb would be a place to start.
Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> On 26 Nov 2001, Klaus-Georg Adams wrote:
> > 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'm not even sure this is feasible, taking the cross-debugging into
> consideration. I guess it's possible in native debugging, assuming GDB
> and the debuggee use compatible libraries for wide character support,
> and support the same character sets.
> If it _is_ possible and feasible, then a special format is probably the
> way to go.