Wiki: Started a page on how to write testcases for GDB

Christopher Faylor
Sun Dec 27 00:59:00 GMT 2009

On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 11:08:35AM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 26 Dec 2009 12:56:56 +0400
>> From: Joel Brobecker <>
>> Cc:
>> > Thanks.
>> > It would be nice to have this as part of gdbint.texinfo as well.
>> I think we should put the info in either document, but not both, or
>> we would be duplicating the info.  I chose the Wiki because it's very
>> easy to update and maintain.  To be honest, I don't think I will have
>> the courage to make fixes if it means having to go through the normal
>> review process.
>You don't need to add this to gdbint.texinfo until it's in good shape
>and sufficiently complete.  Likewise, not every change on the wiki
>needs to be immediately reflected in the manual, you can do that only
>after a substantial amount of changes went in.  OTOH, fixing a typo or
>some similar trivial correction don't need to be reviewed, and if they
>are, the result is known in advance.
>IOW, I'm willing to make a lot of allowances if that will convince you ;-)
>My rationale is very simple: if we start putting important parts of
>documentation on the wiki, then why maintain the manuals at all?

I don't suppose there's any way to grab the info from the wiki and
put it in the texinfo document or vice-versa?


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