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

Thanks for the quick response, Marc. That make senses now.

Is there a way I can "force" to show this page in our product? Maybe
through product_customization.ini file? It's quite confusing if we mention
this in our doc but not presenting to users.

On 12-02-23 3:14 PM, "Marc Khouzam" <marc.khouzam@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

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