[RFA] testsuite/gdb.c++/derivation.exp: use 'runto' library function

Michael Snyder msnyder@cygnus.com
Mon Mar 12 11:52:00 GMT 2001


Michael Elizabeth Chastain wrote:
> 
> This is Sunday Project Patch #7.
> 
> This patch changes gdb.c++/derivation.exp to use the library function
> 'runto' to reach a marker function.  This simplifies the file.  The real
> benefit is that 'runto' accommodates an unrelated bug in gdb (PR gdb/34,
> "g++ v3 functions show as "inheritance2() ()"").  This enables the
> keep its synchronization and do its job testing C++.

Michael, that would be a good thing, but does this mean that we will
now have no tests that will detect the v3 bug?

Maybe we should add one, somewhere (if not in this file), 
so that that bug cannot slip thru the cracks?



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