Subject: Re: gdb --write
To: None <>
From: Gordon W. Ross <>
List: current-users
Date: 10/30/1997 12:01:17
> Date: Thu, 30 Oct 1997 11:21:06 +0100
> From: Manuel BOUYER <>

> On Oct 30, Jason Thorpe wrote
> > Just looked at the gdb problem...
> > 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.

My preference is to keep gdb as close to the FSF version as possible.
They removed the command line option, not me.