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RE: [cdt-dev] debugger question

> Mikhail Khodjaiants wrote:
> The detail pane is designed to provide a different presentation of the
> item selected in the tree. That's why the decision was made to use
> different gdb commands. It is useful in many cases. For example, if you
> have char* x the tree item will have a pointer value and the detail pane
> will show the corresponding string.

In recent GDBs (at least GDB6.6) -var-evaluate-expression returns the
whole string for a char*.

Are there other reasons to use -data-evaluate-expression?
I'm asking because we don't use it for DSF and rely only on


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