GDB/MI (Was: Embedded development)

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Wed Sep 14 09:38:07 UTC 2005

On Tuesday 13 September 2005 20:24, Richard Dale wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 September 2005 11:06, Roberto Raggi wrote:
> > > It should be also noted that current debugger code has some attempt at
> > > separating debugger backend -- there's abstract class DBGController
> > > that's supposed to encapsulate all debugger operations. But at the
> > > moment, GDBController is the only implementation. Do you have some
> > > specific "different debuggers" in mind?
> >
> > the Java debugger and the intel debugger (actually we could use it with
> > the GDB emulation)
> Can we use the Eclipse debugger in spite of the GPL being incompatible with
> the GPL if it runs out of process and we communicate using the JPDA wire
> protocol? I'd rather have a gdb based java debugger though, then we can
> easily debug mixed C++/Java gcj code.

How could we use this? Isn't the Eclipse debugger a frontend to gdb (and 
written in java?)

/me knows nothing of Eclipse except rumour


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