[fpc-devel] In FPC written FPC Debugger

Daniël Mantione 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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