|Re: [cdt-dev] Question on future debugger interface|
Currently, the TCF protocol, agent, and UI integration are still in
pre-1.0 stage. However according to the TM
project plan, bringing TCF to 1.0 release is one of the release
For my part, I would love to see the UI-integration of TCF, which is based on DSF find its way into the CDT project along with DSF so that we can all coordinate their development better, and hopefully find some more contributors in the CDT community :-)
P.S. I am also cc'ing the TM dev list for their comments.
I'm in the same situation as the Frysk team. I have a C/C++ debugger library that I would like to integrate into Eclipse CDT. I've been looking at TCF which has been recommended on this thread. The TCF reference implementation is missing features like source-level debugging, disassembly, and memory views. Did you add those features yourself? Anyone know if there are any plans to add those features to the reference implementation and if there is a roadmap for it? Thanks! - Norm Ken Ryall-2 wrote:Rick, We have been looking at some similar issues with debugger integration and I'd like to second Pawel's suggest to look at TCF. If you have any questions I'd be happy to share our experiences. - KenFrom: ext Pawel Piech <pawel.piech@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Reply-To: "CDT General developers list." <cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx> Date: Mon, 14 Jul 2008 10:46:24 -0700 To: "CDT General developers list." <cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx> Subject: Re: [cdt-dev] Question on future debugger interface Hi Rick, You may also want to consider the TCF debugger protocol currently being developed in the Target Management project (see http://wiki.eclipse.org/DSDP/TM/TCF_FAQ). It already has a reference agent implementation (in C) that you could re-use, which would save you the headache of implementing the MI protocol layer from scratch. Also, as Marc pointed out GDB/MI protocol is evolving quite a lot to support new features and keeping up with its changes will likely require considerable effort. This shouldn't be a big surprise, as from my past discussions with GDB developers I got the impression that GDB/MI as a standard protocol to be implemented by other debuggers is definitely not on their agenda. Cheers, Pawel_______________________________________________ cdt-dev mailing list cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/cdt-dev
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