[rfc/doco] bug reporting: mention 'script' command

Michael Elizabeth Chastain mec.gnu@mindspring.com
Thu Jun 17 20:52:00 GMT 2004


Here's a bit of doco which mentions the 'script' command for bug reporting.
I've been wanting to do this for a while.

Testing: I rebuilt gdb to make sure the texinfo syntax is okay.

Comments on the syntax?
Comments on the content?

Michael C

2004-06-17  Michael Chastain  <mec.gnu@mindspring.com>

	gdb.texinfo (Bug Reporting): Mention the script command.

Index: gdb.texinfo
===================================================================
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo,v
retrieving revision 1.206
diff -c -3 -p -r1.206 gdb.texinfo
*** gdb.texinfo	14 Jun 2004 22:26:33 -0000	1.206
--- gdb.texinfo	17 Jun 2004 20:40:23 -0000
*************** ours fails to crash, we would know that 
*** 18960,18965 ****
--- 18960,18970 ----
  us.  If you had not told us to expect a crash, then we would not be able
  to draw any conclusion from our observations.
  
+ To collect all this information, you can use a session recording program
+ such as @command{script}, which is available on many Unix systems.
+ Just run your @value{GDBN} session inside @command{script} and then
+ include the @file{typescript} file with your bug report.
+ 
  @item
  If you wish to suggest changes to the @value{GDBN} source, send us context
  diffs.  If you even discuss something in the @value{GDBN} source, refer to



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