[fpc-devel] Conditional Breakpoints using FPC and GDB

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Fri Aug 13 14:46:51 CEST 2010

On Fri, 13 Aug 2010, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 13 August 2010 13:11, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> Can you explain this ? As far as I know, there no member of the core team
>> that objects to having properties inspectable in the debugger ?
> I was obviously generalized a bit too much. If you really want me to,
> I can search the mailing list archive to find out who said what.
> Anyway, it was told many times before that inspecting a property with
> Getter and Setter methods may change underlying data - so the whole
> debugging of Properties are frowned upon.

Nono, "Frowned upon" doesn't mean it won't get implemented.

But it may be that GDB has serious implementation problems with it. 
The inner workings of GDB are close to black magic from what I hear, so...


More information about the fpc-devel mailing list