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[NEWS/commit] Re: Mention all new options in NEWS
- From: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
- To: gdb-patches at sourceware dot org
- Date: Sat, 18 Apr 2009 17:54:38 +0300
- Subject: [NEWS/commit] Re: Mention all new options in NEWS
- References: <email@example.com>
- Reply-to: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>
> Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2009 13:22:46 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I was looking for the exact form of the disassemble-next-line option
> (I forgot its precise name), and found out that we don't have it
> listed in NEWS.
> Would it be OK with everybody to request that new options be also
> mentioned in NEWS, in addition to new commands? If others agree, I
> volunteer to document in NEWS all the options we added since GDB 6.8.
Well, since everyone agreed, I did it. The patch I committed is
2009-04-18 Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com>
* NEWS: Mention all new set/show commands added since GDB 6.8 was
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/NEWS,v
retrieving revision 1.305
diff -u -r1.305 NEWS
--- gdb/NEWS 31 Mar 2009 20:21:06 -0000 1.305
+++ gdb/NEWS 18 Apr 2009 14:50:23 -0000
@@ -49,6 +49,10 @@
operation over reliable transport links. Use of this packet is
controlled by the `set remote noack-packet' command.
+ Kill the process with the specified process ID. Use this in preference
+ to `k' when multiprocess protocol extensions are supported.
Obtains additional operating system information
@@ -145,7 +149,7 @@
* Support for user-defined prefixed commands. The "define" command can
add new commands to existing prefixes, e.g. "target".
-* New commands
+* New commands (for set/show, see "New options" below)
find [/size-char] [/max-count] start-address, end-address|+search-space-size,
val1 [, val2, ...]
@@ -158,13 +162,70 @@
Invoke CODE by passing it to the Python interpreter.
+ These allow macros to be defined, undefined, and listed
+info os processes
+ Show operating system information about processes.
+* New options
+set sh calling-convention
+show sh calling-convention
+ Control the calling convention used when calling SH target functions.
set print symbol-loading
show print symbol-loading
Control printing of symbol loading messages.
set debug timestamp
show debug timestamp
- Display timestamps with GDB debugging output.
+ Control display of timestamps with GDB debugging output.
+ Control display of disassembled source lines or instructions when
+ the debuggee stops.
+set remote noack-packet
+show remote noack-packet
+ Set/show the use of remote protocol QStartNoAckMode packet. See above
+ under "New remote packets."
+set remote query-attached-packet
+show remote query-attached-packet
+ Control use of remote protocol `qAttached' (query-attached) packet.
+set remote read-siginfo-object
+show remote read-siginfo-object
+ Control use of remote protocol `qXfer:siginfo:read' (read-siginfo-object)
+set remote write-siginfo-object
+show remote write-siginfo-object
+ Control use of remote protocol `qXfer:siginfo:write' (write-siginfo-object)
+ Control displaced stepping mode. Displaced stepping is a way to
+ single-step over breakpoints without removing them from the debuggee.
+ Also known as "out-of-line single-stepping".
+set debug displaced
+show debug displaced
+ Control display of debugging info for displaced stepping.
+maint set internal-error
+maint show internal-error
+ Control what GDB does when an internal error is detected.
+maint set internal-warning
+maint show internal-warning
+ Control what GDB does when an internal warning is detected.
@@ -198,7 +259,13 @@
by default on some platforms. This option keeps the addresses stable across
multiple debugging sessions.
+ Control whether other threads are stopped or not when some thread hits
+ a breakpoint.
Requests that asynchronous execution is enabled in the target, if available.
In this case, it's possible to resume target in the background, and interact
with GDB while the target is running. "show target-async" displays the
@@ -217,15 +284,6 @@
with a specified timeout period; this is useful if the stub is launched
in parallel with GDB but may not be ready to accept connections immediately.
- These allow macros to be defined, undefined, and listed
-info os processes
- Show operating system information about processes.
* New native configurations
x86/x86_64 Darwin i86-*-darwin*