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Re: [PATCH] Don't show deprecated commands in help

On 16-04-19 07:30 AM, Pedro Alves wrote:
> On 04/04/2016 09:48 PM, Simon Marchi wrote:
>> Just like completion doesn't show deprecated commands, I think that help
>> should not list them, so that we don't incite users to use them.
>> gdb/ChangeLog:
>> 	* cli/cli-decode.c (help_cmd_list): Do not list commands that
>> 	are deprecated.
> Seems fine to me.

Thanks, I pushed it.

> This made me wonder about whether a "help deprecated" command would
> be useful, so a user could clearly/quickly see which commands are
> now deprecated.

Yes, that would be nice.

> Also wonder whether we should do something to "apropos".  I guess it 
> could/should go the same way as help, not sure.  At least
> "apropos deprecated" shows a few hits, but then again deprecated
> commands was what I wanted to find.

It would make sense if apropos also didn't show deprecated commands.

Those sound like relatively easy tasks, which would be perfect for new
contributors.  I read this some time ago, I was wondering if we should
have something like that in gdb:

Perhaps we could have a keyword for them in BZ... WDYT?

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