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Re: substitute gdb convenience variable into gdb command
On Tue, 2008-02-12 at 14:55 -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 12, 2008 at 11:41:33AM -0800, Michael Snyder wrote:
> > Hmm! That's a bit of an oversight...
> > thread_apply_command calls strtol. It ought to call
> > one of the built-in expression parsing functions.
> Not really. It would become pretty much impossible to parse the
> command if you did that. There's no reliable way to find the end of
> an expression if it has unknown text afterwards.
You're right. I ran into the same issue when I did the
dump and restore commands. I used parse_and_eval_long,
but only because I arranged the command syntax so that
the integer value was the last argument on the command line.
In this case it isn't the last argument, so we can't do that.