GDB needs a --cmdline option
Thu May 11 08:32:00 GMT 2000
Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Fernando" == Fernando Nasser <email@example.com> writes:
> Fernando> But gdb will still read the .gdbinit file and, if you put a
> Fernando> "b _exit" in there gdb will fire up as you want.
> Fernando> Is that acceptable?
> It seems like it wouldn't be too much work to add a `--interactive'
> option which will do all the setup but also ensure that you get a
> command prompt. Having an invisible mode is definitely nice. But
> sometimes pre-editing .gdbinit is a PITA.
--interactive sounds that -run would only set the arguments and give you
the prompt (would not be a -run, but a -setargs).
Is that what you mean?
BTW, I just realized that we will have to run the target before printing
the initial messages and the first prompt, and if the program exits
without receiving a signal or a breakpoint, not to print them at all.
On the other hand, if some event happens, we must enter the command loop.
This may be tricky. Elena, what do you think?
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