Subject: Re: gdb --write
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Manuel BOUYER <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/1997 11:21:06
On Oct 30, Jason Thorpe wrote
> Just looked at the gdb problem...
> (gdb) set write
> ..will do what you want... unless you want to patch from the command line.

And it's documented in 'help set'. Missed it when I looked the first time.

> gdb -w used to mean "write files", but now it means "use windows". So,
> we'd have to use a long option, --write, I guess... should be easy to
> add to gdb.

If it's easy, perhaps it should be done. Or at last print an informational
message, as for -k.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.