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Re: reversible debugging, enhancements, proposals
- From: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>
- To: paawan oza <paawan1982 at yahoo dot com>
- Cc: gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Fri, 15 Oct 2010 12:21:48 -0600
- Subject: Re: reversible debugging, enhancements, proposals
- References: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>>>> ">" == paawan oza <email@example.com> writes:
>> 1) if we want to debug the long linked list chain, we need to to move
>> manually next, next, and so on... so if you want to to see 100th
>> node's value, or want to know cerain field's value in all
>> nodes.... (there also could be level of nesting in the list also,
>> for e.g. list->some_field->next and so on...) then it becomes
>> cumbersome and difficult. I am not sure whether that facility is
>> available, but I think it is a very useful feature, if it is not
>> I would like to make a patch which gives that facility in gdb.
It is simple to write things like this in Python.
You can write a pretty-printer, which is nice for application- or
library-specific cases. E.g., libstdc++ has a std::list printer that
Or, you could write a new command that is more general purpose.