How to set default value of yquery and nquery

Marc Khouzam
Fri Feb 26 00:23:00 GMT 2010


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Hui Zhu [] 
> Sent: February-25-10 1:34 AM
> To: Marc Khouzam
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> Subject: Re: How to set default value of yquery and nquery
> On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 21:42, Marc Khouzam 
> <> wrote:
> >
> >> Do you think we can add a command to set the non-terminal query 
> >> answer?
> >> For example:
> >> set non-terminal-query-default yes/no/auto auto This is 
> the default 
> >> value. query/yquery/nquery answer will like before.
> >> yes  query/yquery/nquery answer will be yes no  
> query/yquery/nquery 
> >> answer will be no
> >
> > This is not perfect because every query would be answered the same 
> > way.  From a non-terminal, you many want to answer 'y' to one query 
> > and 'n' to another.
> >
> For my idea, it just to handle the query/yquery/nquery and 
> simple commands.
> After this command complete, set it back to auto can handle it.

But sometimes you don't know if a command will cause a query,
like for Precord.

> > Furthermore, sometimes the query is not directly triggered by the 
> > command used.  For example, changing a variable value will 
> trigger a 
> > query from PRecord, but it is not really the 'set' command 
> that sends 
> > the query, it is PRecord.
> >
> Sorry for make you spend a lot of time on query and prec, I 
> think yquery and nquery didn't can be control when 
> non-terminal is really a big trouble.
> I will try to make each of them have a set commands.  And 
> could you tell me which one make you feel bad?  I will do it 
> first.  :)

Everything if fixed now because you don't use nquery() anymore.
So, there is nothing to fix :-)

> > I believe the cleanest solution up to now was to have individual 
> > setting for each query.  I didn't like that too much myself, but I 
> > don't have a better suggestion.
> >
> I suggest each nquery or yquery have a set command together.

Yes, I believe that was what the maintainers suggested.
And you have this for pending breakpoints.

> The more clear way I think is the query will tell user howto 
> set it non-terminal.  Maybe it is too tangled.

I didn't understand this.

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