GDB needs a --cmdline option
Thu May 11 13:26:00 GMT 2000
Mo DeJong wrote:
> On 11 May 2000, Tom Tromey wrote:
> > >>>>> "Fernando" == Fernando Nasser <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.
> > Tom
> How about --run-noexit, I am not sure that --interactive really
> makes it clear that the option is linked to the use of the --run
I guess he really meant "interactive". Not exiting will do no good on
native configurations because the inferior process is gone.
What Tom wants is a way to "set args" from the command line.
This seems more like a convenience though.
The xdb style --run goes a little beyond what we currently offer.
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