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Re: [RFA] Report the main thread.
On Sun, Apr 27, 2008 at 10:56:33AM +1200, Nick Roberts wrote:
> > > I still don't see the point in reporting the main thread. If there's more
> > > than one thread the user can switch between them but what course of action
> > > is available with just one thread?
> > The GUI might have a thread list, for instance.
> But my question was "what could a user do with it?". AFAICS a thread list with
> just one thread in it just looks like the output of the "frame" command.
Well, for example, Eclipse's stack panel is organized as a multi-level
list. It's got expanding items for each debug session, thread, and
stack frame. So the main thread's backtrace is inside of an item
containing the thread ID.