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Re: [commit] add some comments to testsuite/lib/gdb.exp
On Sat, Dec 3, 2011 at 10:39 AM, Pedro Alves <email@example.com> wrote:
> But I do wonder whether there is still anyone making use of this.
> Can't we just zap all of the #ifdef usestubs bits?
I'll leave that to someone else.
> There are zillions of tests that don't make have usestubs support
> in their main. ?It must be pretty broken?
Like I said, a bit of bitrot ...
[The usestubs way was inherently non-scalable and the bitrot will
always be inevitable.]
> All the stubs I've seen thus far that needed to do something magical,
> did it transparently, before main is reached, e.g., with extra startup
> glue, and board file magic, which IMO is the Right Way.
I think you'd be hard pressed to find someone who thought otherwise
these days ... no?
OTOH, I don't mind adding some comments to at least explain the
current code, even if the plan is to ultimately delete it.