Different output from -gdb-show than show

Michael Snyder msnyder@vmware.com
Tue Aug 31 19:10:00 GMT 2010


Pedro Alves wrote:
> On Tuesday 31 August 2010 20:03:06, Michael Snyder wrote:
>> Pedro Alves wrote:
>>> On Tuesday 31 August 2010 19:33:17, Michael Snyder wrote:
>>>
>>>> Would this be suitable?
>>> You also need to reset exec_direction back from execution_direction 
>>> in set_exec_direction_func.  The set command callbacks are called _after_
>>> their controlled variable has already been changed.  See
>>> infrun.c:set_non_stop, for example.
>>>
>> Hmmm, but "exec_direction" doesn't actually seem to be used anywhere.
>>
>> I did try this patch, and after failing to set "reverse", it
>> still shows "Forward".
>>
>> What am I missing?
> 
> That "-gdb-show exec-direction" reads from exec_direction.  See
> Marc's original bug report upthread.  :-)
> 

I don't see how, since it's a static variable and I've looked at
every local reference to it.

But anyway, here's a new patch:


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