Move GDB to C++ ?

Vladimir Prus vladimir@codesourcery.com
Mon Jul 14 08:49:00 GMT 2008


Nick Roberts wrote:

>  > Tom> * Templates are used in at least one place -- vec.h.
>  > 
>  > I found another gdb-specific example of this: observers.  A given
>  > observer is essentially an instance of a template class.
> 
> From my point of view, another benefit of using C++, is presumably that
> variable objects could be represented as linked lists, rather than use the
> current vector API which, for reasons I've already given, I think is
> unsuitable.

Without getting into that discussion again, it's clear that either std::vector,
or std::list, or std::deque, are much better than anything implementable in C.

- Volodya




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