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Re: How to set memory value from gdb? (MI)
On Tue, Jun 05, 2007 at 09:03:59AM +0200, Bogdan Slusarczyk wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 04, 2007 at 04:54:04PM +0200, Bogdan Slusarczyk wrote:
> >> Hi, can anybody tell me how to set memory value from gdb? Suppose I want to
> >> set bool variable using memory, I tryied '-var-create - *
> >> *0x0289add0-0x0289add1' and next: '-var-assign var1 1' but I got: 'Left
> >> operand of assignment is not an lvalue' How can I do it properly?
> > Try *(short *)0x0289add0. I believe the "TBD" marker in the manual
> > means the syntax it describes doesn't exist yet. We should decide if
> > we want it, or get rid of the documentation for it.
> Is there any possibility to set memory bit by bit? Suppose I want to set some
> larger area than short or long, can I do this using gdb?
You probably could, but it is easier to just send multiple commands.
And no, there are no single bit operations.
> PS. What does "TBD" mean?
I don't know, but I would guess "to be done" or "to be determined".