Debugger: should expressionUnderCursor use the DUCain?
zwabel at googlemail.com
Sun Mar 21 12:48:04 UTC 2010
Am Sonntag 21 März 2010 12:41:09 schrieb Niko Sams:
> The current implementation of
> VariableController::expressionUnderCursor (should return
> the string of the variable that should be shown in the variable
> tooltip) parses the text
> Thow issues with this implementation:
> - it's buggy (https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=231466) - but that
> can be fixed
> - it shows the popup for basically everyting (functions, macros, even
> comments) while it should
> only for variables (we could simply ignore this)
> And we have the data in the DUChain - why not use it; a simple
> findContextAt and findDeclarationAt
> should do it.
> - it only works when the file is parsed correctly (projects may not be
> setup correctly etc)
> - gdb supports much more than just c/c++ (but atm we don't)
> Any comments on this?
I guess the best thing would be if the duchain was used as an optional
"helper" to either reject or manipulate the tooltip requests, and use the
current implementation as fallback.
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