specifying gdb's exit code

Paul_Koning@Dell.com Paul_Koning@Dell.com
Thu Apr 17 19:08:00 GMT 2014


You can do this using Python scripting:

(gdb) python import sys; sys.exit(123)

	paul

On Apr 17, 2014, at 2:43 PM, Daniel Gutson <daniel.gutson@tallertechnologies.com> wrote:

> Hi,
> 
>   Due to a specific need, I was thinking of a way to specify (e.g.
> from a script) the gdb exit status,
> specially in terms of the $_exitcode.
> 
> AFAIK, this is not currently possible since gdb returns only about the
> finalization execution status
> of the inf. I understand that these could be messed, specially when in
> --batch mode, but it should be
> responsibility of the developer to specify an exit code different to
> those gdb may return, and also
> responsibility of the invoking program to make such distinction.
> 
> The options I can think about are:
>  - set a convenience var, such as $_gdbexitcode
>  - set gdb-exit-code [n]
>  - add an optional argument to the 'quit' command  (so "quit
> $_exitcode" is available)
> 
> Ideas?
> 
> Thanks!
> 
>    Daniel.
> 
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