How does GDB/MI give the current frame

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Thu Jun 24 23:17:00 GMT 2004


On Thu, Jun 24, 2004 at 11:52:36PM +0100, Nick Roberts wrote:
> 
> Changing the frame with a CLI command (up, down, frame) using annotations
> (level 1 or 2), GDB returns an annotation giving the new current frame.
> In contrast, the MI command is -stack-select-frame is silent. 
> 
> Assuming that future front ends shouldn't use CLI commands, how do you
> get the current frame using MI only?
> 
> Nick
> 
> 
> Context: gdb-ui.el can have a window showing the call stack from which a stack
> frame can be made current by selection with the mouse. The displayed source
> updates automatically.  I don't see how I can do this with gdb-mi.el without
> using the CLI.

Why not use -stack-info-frame?

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz



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