|Re: [cdt-dev] Upcoming CDT Service Release and OS X Debugging.|
I know no one is working on CDI but is it possible to get the patches applied for the 6.0.2 service release? I guess the other way is to temporarily "fork" until Helios is release with (hopefully) fixing debugging. I would really hate to do that but the OS X Users are really working with an inferior product at this point and the possibility of having something so close to working properly is just killing me.
_________________________________________________________ Mike Jackson mike.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx On Jan 5, 2010, at 12:40 PM, Marc Khouzam wrote:
Hi, Mike is right that we agreed on a way forward for debugging with OS X. Here is what we agreed on. First, fixing things for CDI is tricky because there is not really any active committers working on CDI. This is not just for OS X, but for CDI in general. So, to get OS X debugging working, we'd like to help the community move away from CDI and towards DSF-GDB. We hope that if patches arewritten for DSF-GDB, they will have a better chance of being committed.To make this easier still, Pawel had the good idea of creating a set of services specific to Apple's version of GDB. This will allowto commit patches specific to OS X without affecting other GDB versions. I have opened http://bugs.eclipse.org/298883 to track that effort. I willtry to have a patch ready this week. Once that is ready, it will be up to the interested members of the community to try debugging with DSF-GDB and OS X and getting patches written. Let's try to have DSF-GDB debugging properly on OS X for Helios. Marc-----Original Message----- From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Michael Jackson Sent: January-05-10 12:14 PM To: CDT General developers list. Subject: [cdt-dev] Upcoming CDT Service Release and OS X Debugging. From the CDT conference call today it seems that there is a plan going forward to shape up the OS X Debugging experience. I'll let someone else run through the details as my notes are shaky at best. But what I did take away from the call is that the implementation may take some time? With the next service release coming up I would be curious if the non-DSF patches could be committed so at least some of the major debugging "Bugs" are fixed for the next service release? Thoughts and comments? The slow start up of the debugger and the thread-info seem like pretty low hanging fruit. Also, from the call it sounds like some of the issues with supporting OS X is not lack of hardware (someone on the call mentioned they use CDT on their Mac) but the lack of Developer time to check patches, review code and/or actually debug issues? Is that a fair statement? _________________________________________________________ Mike Jackson mike.jackson@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx BlueQuartz Software www.bluequartz.net Principal Software Engineer Dayton, Ohio _______________________________________________ cdt-dev mailing list cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/cdt-dev _______________________________________________cdt-dev mailing list cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx https://dev.eclipse.org/mailman/listinfo/cdt-dev
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