Support of the D programming language

Gyula Gubacsi gyula.gubacsi@gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 14:28:00 GMT 2011


Thank you!

I've contacted with Mihail however he said that the support is failing
due to some conflict with the DWARF4. (The 3 D-specific DWARF
extensions are overlapping with some DWARF4 extensions
http://d.puremagic.com/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=4180).
As this should be resolved within the compiler development community,
I would like to get comfortable to contribute to GDB the necessary D
specific interface. I read the development resources however I still
feel kinda lost in the GDB dev environment, I would appreciate if
someone could help me out with some specific blog entries or similar,
so I could catch up faster. (For first I would like to learn how to
add reasonable test suites for testing the D interface.)

Thanks

Gyula Gubacsi

On 8 November 2011 16:41, Joel Brobecker <brobecker@adacore.com> wrote:
>
> > I know the feature list contains some support of the D Programming
> > Language, and I've seen some stuff that was working, but is there
> > anyone who can give me an update what is actually the progress on
> > this?
>
> No progress except for the initial contribution.  The current status
> is documented in the GDB manual at:
>
>    http://www.sourceware.org/gdb/current/onlinedocs/gdb/D.html#D
>
> (it says that the only D-specific feature that works is dynamic
> arrays).
>
> You could maybe try emailing the original author of the initial work:
> Mihail Zenkov <mihail.zenkov@gmail.com>.
>
> --
> Joel



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