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Re: [RFC] Using bt command in async mode
Nick Roberts wrote:
> > Nick> This patch allows the bt to be executed in async mode while the
> > Nick> inferior is executing.
> > Nick> ! && strcmp (c->name, "interrupt") != 0
> > Nick> ! && strcmp (c->name, "bt") != 0)
> > I've seen a couple patches recently that touch this conditional.
> > What do you think of this? It moves the flag into the command object
> > instead of hard-coding it into a big 'if'.
> Sure, the list will only get longer. In the long run it might be a good
> idea to add an argument to add_cmd and related functions.
> Incidentally, the patch I've presented for bt isn't suitable for inclusion
> as it uses:
> + if (restart)
> + continue_command ("&", 0);
> If the user interrupts with 'bt' during a step, he presumably wants the step to
> finish. I'm not sure how easy it is for Gdb to jump the inferior back into
> it's old state of execution.
It's not very hard. You only need to hack continue_command not to call (indirectly)
the clear_proceed_status function, which currently wipes away all state.