_initialize_inftarg

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 27 13:48:00 GMT 2002


On Wed, Jun 26, 2002 at 10:26:34PM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
>>On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 11:19:23PM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
>>
>>>>There are 3 functions in gdb named _initialize_inftarg:
>>>>
>>>>   grep -n '^_initialize_inftarg' *.c /dev/null
>>>>   inftarg.c:839:_initialize_inftarg (void)
>>>>   win32-nat.c:1818:_initialize_inftarg (void)
>>>>   wince.c:1968:_initialize_inftarg (void)
>>>>
>>>>I assume the win* ones are simply cut-and-paste error?
>>
>>>
>>>Er, yes - they should correspond to their file names.  I guess only one 
>>>was linked in at any time.
>>
>>
>>That routine is pretty ancient.  It was apparently introduced by Steve
>>Chamberlain in 1995.
>>
>>Does it really hurt for it to be called by that name, though?
>>_inftarg.c will never be linked for a windows gdb.  I think it was meant
>>to somewhat emulate the functionality of the similar function in
>>inftarg.c.
>
>True, for the sake of consistency though, I think a file called FILE.c 
>should have _initialize_file() as the initialise function.

Ok.  I'll put this on my todo list.

cgf



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