[PATCH v2 0/2] MI: Add new command -complete

Jan Vrany jan.vrany@fit.cvut.cz
Thu Feb 21 16:05:00 GMT 2019


On Wed, 2019-02-20 at 14:20 -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
> > > > > > "Jan" == Jan Vrany <jan.vrany@fit.cvut.cz> writes:
> 
> Jan> respond with something like (proposed change):
> 
> Jan> -complete "br m"
> Jan> =^done,text="br m",common="a",matches=["in", "dvise"]
> 
> Jan> The rarionale is that frontend most likely needs these three
> Jan> values anyway to implement completion. It can, indeed compute
> Jan> them from full list as returned now, but GDB has these values
> Jan> already so it would save the frontend doing the same work again. 
> 
> Jan> OTOH, current output is more on par with CLI command output. 
> 
> Jan> What do you think? 
> 
> I think if this form seems more useful to MI users, then it's fine to
> implement it.  I would say this is more important than making it similar
> to the CLI.

Are there any other GDB/MI users to comment on this? What would you prefer?

Jan



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