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Re: [cdt-dev] Question about the "GDB" preference page

We use Capabilities to prevent showing preference pages that are not relevant.
Sadly, we can't know what the user will need in debug until they launch the
first time. 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:cdt-dev-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andy Jin
> Sent: Thursday, February 23, 2012 3:06 PM
> To: cdt-dev@xxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [cdt-dev] Question about the "GDB" preference page
> I am working on incorporating Pretty Printing in QNX 
> Momentics. We bundle CDT 8.0.1.
> From looking at the code, org.eclipse.cdt.dsf.gdb.ui plugins 
> contribute the "GDB" preference page which includes settings 
> for Pretty Printing.
> To try it out, I download the Eclipse CPP package for Indigo SR1. 
> However I don't see this preference page under "C/C++ -> 
> Debug". Only after I run debug once using DSF, this page shows up.
> This is a surprised behaviour. This preference page is 
> contributed statically from the plugin.xml so it should show 
> up whenever the preferences dialog is open, it should not 
> depend on the lazy loading of the plugins.
> Maybe I miss something?
> Thanks,
> Andy

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