Ada's throw/catch; Was: [RFC] Unexpected automatic language switch - get_frame_language()

Andrew Cagney cagney@gnu.org
Wed Dec 10 18:33:00 GMT 2003


> Before I start the discussion and maybe cause us to change our
> implementation, what is the feeling of the GDB maintainers in
> general. Suppose for instance that we would submit our current
> implementation for inclusion, would it be approved, or refused?
> Right now, here is our change against breakpoint.c relevant to this
> functionality:

Given that GDB already has an established generic documented and 
"working" throw/catch mechanism, I'm not sure that there are advantages 
to be had in adding a second.  While Act would certainly benefit, I 
don't know that the same can be argued for GDB as a whole.

Andrew




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