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Re: [RFA] 12843
On Monday 29 August 2011 08:20:40, André Pönitz wrote:
> Indeed. Something like
> 25-break-insert -f "\"some thing.cpp\":794"
> tends to work. I found it non-obvious in the beginning...
> > (I'd like -break-insert to avoid linespecs completely, which would be a
> > big improvement IMO, ...
> From an MI client's point of view, passing all location information as
> a single argument is neither wanted nor needed.
> 25-break-insert --file "some thing.cpp" --line 794
> or even require everything to be quoted as in
> 25-break-insert --file "some thing.cpp" --line "794"
> would be easier to handle than what's there now.
> > ... but of course we still have to worry about compatibility.)
> Just using new flags for the parameters should do the trick in this case.
Yeah, though I expect frontends to support letting the user specify
manually where to insert the breakpoint (say, with a popup dialog
where you write foo.exe:bar or something more complicated, thus we'd
always still need some form of linespec support in MI.