Move GDB to C++ ?

Thiago Jung Bauermann
Tue Jul 29 18:09:00 GMT 2008

On Tue, 2008-07-29 at 21:28 +0400, Vladimir Prus wrote:
> Actually, it appears that this C++ discussion got a bit stalled,
> apparently since
> nobody wants to make the first step.

I liked Michael Eager's idea of "C with classes". That would be a
minimal subset of C++ which hopefuly brings the least dissonance, and at
the same time already provides significant value. So I suggest starting
with that?

>  So, how about his plan of action:
> 1. GDB is made compiled with C++ compiler, with resulting errors
> removed.
> 2. I refactor struct value, and folks get to comment if the resulting
> code
> is better, or worse, than what we have.
> Comments?

Sounds great to me!

Thiago Jung Bauermann
Software Engineer
IBM Linux Technology Center

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