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RE: [patch 2/2] Do not build libgdb.a by default

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De?: [mailto:gdb-patches-
>] De la part de Joel Brobecker
> Envoyé?: mercredi 21 décembre 2011 15:08
> À?: Pierre Muller
> Cc?: 'gdb-patches'
> Objet?: Re: [patch 2/2] Do not build libgdb.a by default
> > We (Free Pascal core team) are still using libgdb.a library to
> > statically link GDB into our "home made" IDE with GDB debugger
> > integrated...
> >
> >   I don't mind much needed to explicitly ask for libgdb.a library, but
> >   please leave the rule present!
> Not to worry, we are not discussing the idea of removing this rule.
> As long as it's not a hassle to keep it, I do not think it will be
> on the agenda.
> You do have to realize, however, that we have been explicitly
> recommending against it for years. There are so many disadvantages
> to this approach, you might want to consider moving to GDB/MI before
> you get stuck.
Trust me, I do know these disavantages quite well
You can get an impression by looking at
gdbint.pp source, which is the unit that
does connect GDB connect GDB code to pascal:

I wouldn't recommend anyone to use the same approach indeed.
But I didn't yet get enough time to really reimplement
everything using MI interface...


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