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Re: [PATCH 0/8] Break at each iteration for breakpoints placed on a while statement


On Fri, 15 Apr 2016 23:34:14 +0100
Pedro Alves <palves@redhat.com> wrote:

> On 04/15/2016 08:48 PM, Kevin Buettner wrote:
> 
> > If the compiler could arrange to set `is_stmt' to false for that
> > inital branch, we could more easily arrange for GDB to not place a
> > break on that initial branch.  It might even "just work" without any
> > additional coding on our part.
> > 
> > One of my colleagues within Red Hat looked at this and came up with a
> > gcc patch, but it turned out to cause breakage elsewhere.  I still
> > think it makes sense to try to tackle this problem from the compiler
> > side though.
> 
> Was a gcc bug ever filed for this?

Not by me.

I'll do some checking; if there's not one, I'll file it.

Kevin


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