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Re: GDB to C++ issue: deletion
>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Daniel> Sorry, I replied to the wrong list. On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at
Daniel> 12:53:24PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Still, I think that it is a misrepresentation to say that GDB code
>> cannot be understood by "mere mortals". Most problems, as far as
>> I remember from questions posted here, are about the high-level
>> architectural aspects, asked by those who want to add support for
>> some novel or unusual platform. People who need to fix a bug in
>> existing code normally don't have much trouble understanding it.
Daniel> For what it's worth, that's not my experience at all.
Daniel> Contributors have a lot of trouble with the GDB code. One of
Daniel> the biggest problems is cleanups, which is one reason I'm
Daniel> listening with interest to this conversation.
I'll second that. I've done some small scale tweaking and bugfixing,
and I found GDB internals hard to navigate. The internals manual is
very little help, unfortunately.