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Re: Output of CLI commands under --interpreter=mi
- From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at is dot elta dot co dot il>
- To: Jim Ingham <jingham at apple dot com>
- Cc: gdb at sources dot redhat dot com, nick at nick dot uklinux dot net
- Date: Mon, 22 Apr 2002 09:49:37 +0300 (IDT)
- Subject: Re: Output of CLI commands under --interpreter=mi
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On Sun, 21 Apr 2002, Jim Ingham wrote:
> We did this for Apple's GDB and use with Project Builder in a slightly
> different way. First we made interpreters switchable (so there is a "set
> interpreter" command that you can use within gdb). When you are debugging
> MI stuff in gdb, this itself is a big bonus! Then I added a command to the
> mi: "-interpreter-exec", which allows you to run a command as if it were run
> under another interpreter - for instance "-interpreter-exec console list".
That'd be fine, too.
> I have not yet submitted any of this because this bit is only half of a
> larger project, which is to include the Tcl interpreter from Insight as a
> third interpreter in this setup.
I think the feature of switching the intepreter is important enough and
stand-alone enough to submit it without waiting for the rest of your
project. If you need a proof that it will be useful for other project,
here came Nick and supplied it ;-)