[fpc-devel] In FPC written FPC Debugger
fpmse at bluewin.ch
Fri Feb 22 07:14:43 CET 2008
On Thursday 21 February 2008 22.22:27 Daniël Mantione wrote:
> 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.
Displaying of ansistrings, widestrings and dynamic arrays is possible with
current gdb. MSEide uses some tricks to achieve correct display in most of
More information about the fpc-devel