[RFA 01/12] Fix help and documentation for inferior commands

Pedro Alves palves@redhat.com
Fri May 4 18:07:00 GMT 2018


On 04/30/2018 04:26 PM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> From: Tom Tromey <tom@tromey.com>
>> Cc: Tom Tromey <tom@tromey.com>
>> Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2018 08:37:20 -0600
>>
>> While doing this I noticed that the manual doesn't document the
>> argument to "info inferiors", so I've added that as well.
> 
> Thanks.
> 
>>  @table @code
>> -@kindex info inferiors
>> +@kindex info inferiors [ @var{ID}@dots{} ]
> 
> "ID" should be in lower-case.  (It will be rendered in caps in Info,
> but not in the printed output, where it will be typeset in the slant
> typeface.)
> 
>> +By default all inferiors are printed, but an argument can be used to
>> +limit the display to just the requested inferiors.
> 
> This should reference @var{id} and explain what the "id" there is.
> Someone might think it's a PID, for example.

I think it'll also to good to say that it's a space-separated
list of IDs, like we say in the "info threads" help and documentation.
See thread-id-list / "thread ID lists", and "breakpoint lists" in
the manual for examples.

Thanks,
Pedro Alves



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