[fpc-devel] In FPC written FPC Debugger
daniel.mantione at freepascal.org
Thu Feb 21 22:22:27 CET 2008
Op Thu, 21 Feb 2008, schreef Jonas Maebe:
> On 21 Feb 2008, at 21:37, Daniël Mantione wrote:
>> This discussion takes place in the fpc team from to time. It is clear we
>> will need our own debugger, even though not everyone likes to maintain a
>> debugger for its platform.
> I disagree it is even necessary for Mac OS X, as gdb works fine there (and
> both Apple and SourceWare have been fairly receptive to the -small- patches I
> have submitted).
GDB works well on any Unix. It's the non-Unix platforms where gdb does not
work well. Lack of Pascal support like with, local procedures,
widestrings, dynamic arrays, properties is platform independend. Therefore
all platforms would benefit.
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