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Re: Move GDB to C++ ?
> From: =?utf-8?q?Andr=C3=A9_P=C3=B6nitz?= <email@example.com>
> Date: Fri, 1 Aug 2008 16:06:14 +0200
> I can think of a few directions that might be interesting:
> (1) a working, full featured MI interface,
> (2) integrated scripting,
> (3) performance improvements.
> (4) gdb-as-a-library.
> The question whether they are hard "because it's C" is open:
> You will say no, I say yes, simply because high level restructuring
> is more painful in C than in reasonably C++.
Don't worry about what I'm going to say. Just give specific arguments
why C++ will enable these directions significantly better than C. If
you do that, you might be surprised by what I will have to say.