Simon Marchi
Tue Feb 7 22:11:00 GMT 2017

On 2017-02-07 16:40, Phil Muldoon wrote:
> From an idea standpoint I'd love to see the underpinnings of inferior
> control* capabilities from scripting languages. Perhaps a class that
> registered scripting languages can call (currently Python and Guile)
> to affect control of an inferior, with feedback, from an interface. It
> would ideally abstract all the horrible details from the scripting
> language.
> Note, I do not think this will be an easy project, but it will
> introduce the person to the community as, I think, they will have to
> question it quite closely to implement the semantics and exceptions
> involved in inferior control to an external interface.
> Cheers,
> Phil
> * Inferior control being more than being a gdb.command call and hoping
>   things go ok.

I think that's a great idea, it's something that a lot of people ask 
for.  I think it's a good thing to have project ideas that range from 
easy to difficult, as long as it's clearly documented so that the 
potential candidates make informed choices.


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