Patch: add gdb.parse_and_eval

Eli Zaretskii eliz@gnu.org
Thu Dec 3 03:51:00 GMT 2009


> From: Tom Tromey <tromey@redhat.com>
> Cc: gdb-patches@sourceware.org
> Date: Wed, 02 Dec 2009 14:57:40 -0700
> 
> >>>>> "Eli" == Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org> writes:
> 
> >> +@findex gdb.parse_and_eval
> >> +@defun parse_and_eval expression
> >> +Parse @var{expression} as an expression in the current language,
> >> +evaluate it, and return the result as a @code{gdb.Value}.
> >> +@var{expression} must be a string.
> >> +@end defun
> 
> Eli> Thanks.  This is okay, but given the recent discussions which
> Eli> indicated that this feature is necessary for a broad class of scripts,
> Eli> I would expect a bit more text in the manual about it, describing when
> Eli> and how this would be useful.
> 
> How about this?

Fine with me, thanks.



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