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Re: GDB to C++ issue: deletion

>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <> writes:

 Daniel> Sorry, I replied to the wrong list.  On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at
 Daniel> 12:53:24PM +0300, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
 >> Still, I think that it is a misrepresentation to say that GDB code
 >> cannot be understood by "mere mortals".  Most problems, as far as
 >> I remember from questions posted here, are about the high-level
 >> architectural aspects, asked by those who want to add support for
 >> some novel or unusual platform.  People who need to fix a bug in
 >> existing code normally don't have much trouble understanding it.

 Daniel> For what it's worth, that's not my experience at all.
 Daniel> Contributors have a lot of trouble with the GDB code.  One of
 Daniel> the biggest problems is cleanups, which is one reason I'm
 Daniel> listening with interest to this conversation.

I'll second that.  I've done some small scale tweaking and bugfixing,
and I found GDB internals hard to navigate.  The internals manual is
very little help, unfortunately.


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