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Re: RFC: Patch to arm-tdep.c -- Register flavors

> : I think the default register names should be set by the port.  Most
Linux users
> : don't use the APCS/ATPCS register names.  I don't find them intuitive at
> : myself.
> On the other hand, Cygnus customers have complained about the lack of
> A{T}PCS compliant register naming schemes and this patch is part of
> the work that was done to make them happy.

I guess if they like that sort of thing.  I don't really know anyone who
uses them however.  Unless you do?

> : Is the othernames command really necessary?
> Documenting a command is not hard.  I suppoose the question the
> question is really "is this feature necessary ?".  I would certainly
> think that the ability to invoke target-specific commands from within
> GDB would be useful (*) be they register renaming commands or
> something else.

In this case I guess it is really "is this feature really necessary?".
There are two ways of accomplishing the same thing; the othername command
seems redundant to me.  Which is really the point I was trying to make.  I
probably shouldn't try to write email when I'm in a rush to get out the door
to go home :(.


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