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Re: [PATCH 0/8] Add Rust language support
- From: Pedro Alves <palves at redhat dot com>
- To: Tom Tromey <tom at tromey dot com>, gdb-patches at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:47:02 +0100
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 0/8] Add Rust language support
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On 04/27/2016 03:49 AM, Tom Tromey wrote:
> Hi. It's been a while.
Hi. Great to see you around.
> This patch series adds support for the Rust programming languages to
> gdb. See https://www.rust-lang.org/ for more information on Rust
> This is a reasonably full-featured port. It has a few known bugs and
> holes, but nothing very serious.
This is awesome!
I've read the series and it looks mostly OK to me. Just a few minor
nits here and there.
> I've tested it using Rust 1.8, as available in the Fedora COPR. It's
> known not to work with Rust nightly, due to some debuginfo regressions
> I ran the new tests with gcov. The test cases cover 98% of
> rust-exp.y, and 82% of rust-lang.c -- mostly missing things like
> rust_print_subexp; I intentionally didn't write tests for the
> expression-dumping debug functions.
> I wrote most of the code, but Manish Goregaokar did some as well --
> more than enough to require an assignment. Both of our copyright
> assignments are in process.
> I've built the series both with gcc and with g++.
> I'd like to make a new rust component in bugzilla once this is
I think I can make this for you, if you need it.
> If anybody cares, I have a list of the ugly bits in gdb I encountered
> while writing this series. I think it's all generally well known
I'd be curious.