breakpoints/1917: Setting pending breakpoints is not scriptable, at least not intuitively

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Thu Apr 14 17:08:00 GMT 2005


The following reply was made to PR breakpoints/1917; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@false.org>
To: greenrd@greenrd.org
Cc: gdb-gnats@sources.redhat.com
Subject: Re: breakpoints/1917: Setting pending breakpoints is not scriptable, at least not intuitively
Date: Thu, 14 Apr 2005 13:05:20 -0400

 On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 04:54:10PM -0000, greenrd@greenrd.org wrote:
 > I wanted to script the setting of a pending breakpoint for another
 > gdb bug report, but I could not work out how to do so. When gdb is
 > used interactively, attempting to set a breakpoint on a symbol that
 > does not yet exist will trigger the question:
 > 
 > Make breakpoint pending on future shared library load? (y or [n])
 > 
 > However, in scripting mode, this question does not occur, and there
 > is no documented option to the b command in "help b" to do a pending
 > breakpoint from a script.
 
 Take a look at the documentation of the "set breakpoint pending"
 command.
 
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 Daniel Jacobowitz
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