GDB MI Reverse Commands added [1 of 3]

Vladimir Prus vladimir@codesourcery.com
Wed Dec 16 07:57:00 GMT 2009


On Wednesday 16 December 2009 10:54:35 Vladimir Prus wrote:

> On Tuesday 15 December 2009 22:37:09 Michael Snyder wrote:
> 
> > Vladimir, as far as I can tell, this seems to be the most recent
> > version of part 1 of this patch, awaiting approval now that the
> > copyright paperwork is completed.
> > 
> >         2009-08-31 Tomas Holmberg >th@virtutech.com>
> >         * mi/mi-main.c: Added the --reverse flag to the following MI
> >         commands: exec-continue, exec-finish, exec-next, exec-step,
> >         exec-next-instruction, exec-step-instruction. This is to
> >         support reverse execution over the MI interface to gdb.
> 
> Michael,
> 
> thanks. This patch is OK, with the following fixes:
> 
> >   Index: mi-main.c
> > ===================================================================
> > RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/mi/mi-main.c,v
> > retrieving revision 1.156
> > diff -u -p -r1.156 mi-main.c
> > --- mi-main.c   2 Jul 2009 17:25:59 -0000       1.156
> > +++ mi-main.c   27 Aug 2009 01:45:23 -0000
> > @@ -88,8 +88,8 @@ static void mi_cmd_execute (struct mi_pa
> >  
> >  static void mi_execute_cli_command (const char *cmd, int args_p,
> >                                     const char *args);
> > -static void mi_execute_async_cli_command (char *cli_command, 
> > -                                                       char **argv, int argc);
> > +static void mi_execute_async_cli_command (char *cli_command,
> > +                                         char **argv, int argc);
> 
> This is spurious formatting change that must be undone. There's a lot of
> similar changes in the patch — that must be similarly undone.
> 
> > +/* continue in reverse direction:
> > +   XXX: code duplicated from reverse.c */
> > +
> > +static void
> > +exec_direction_default (void *notused)
> > +{
> > +  /* Return execution direction to default state.  */
> > +  execution_direction = EXEC_FORWARD;
> > +}
> 
> It should be straight-forward to make the function in reverse.c globally
> visible, and remove this copy-paste.

As a side remark, it's not very good that --reverse should be the first option to
-exec-continue (which takes other options). I'll probably fix that later, as I
have a patch that touches option parsing.

- Volodya



More information about the Gdb-patches mailing list