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Re: Behaviour of invalid varobjs

 > I think current mainline does something strange
 > about varobjs that cannot be evaluated:
 >         -var-create null_ptr * **0
 >         ^done,name="null_ptr",numchild="0",value="0",type="int"
 >         (gdb)
 >         -var-update null_ptr
 >         ^done,changelist=[{name="null_ptr",in_scope="false"}]
 > First, the value of "**0" is not 0, in fact there's no value at all.
 > Second, given that nothing was changed between the two commands,
 > it's strange that 'null_ptr' is mentioned in -var-update.
 > Before I go changing code, do everybody agree that:
 > 1. The output of -var-create should either have no "value"
 > field at all, or value="", as is used in some other context.
 > 2. The output of -var-update should not include anything.
 > Also, we probably should include in_scope="false" in output of

            probably should not include?

 > -var-create, but I'm not quite sure.

Are there any real situations where you would want to create a variable object
of a constant?  If not, then, apart from ensuring that such objects don't crash
GDB, I don't think this is an urgent issue.


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