gdb online manuals

Jonny Grant jg@jguk.org
Mon Sep 21 22:59:37 GMT 2020



On 21/09/2020 01:38, Joel Brobecker wrote:
>> Thank you for the tip.
>> Ok, I saw version 9 is documented here now:
>> https://sourceware.org/gdb/onlinedocs/gdb/index.html
>>
>>
>> I noticed "refcard" and "stack_frame" only have gz versions. refcard.pdf.gz is actually only 1000 bytes smaller compressed, maybe simpler just to show it as a PDF? At least it shows in the browser then.
>>
>> stack_frame.pdf.gz is 7000 bytes smaller. I'm sure the web-browser would download it via http compression anyway.
> 
> I finally had some time to look at this today; as it turns out,
> it's just not refcard of stack_frame that don't compress well,
> it's all PDF files. I think the PDF being produced are already
> compressed, which explain why gzip doesn't provide much gains.
> 
> Given the extra usability, I just changed the generation of the docs
> to not compress the pdf files (the rest stays the same, as in those
> other formats, it does make a difference).
> 

Fantastic Joel, Thank you, Jonny


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