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Re: RFA/RFC: dump symtab and psymtab lists
Andrew Cagney <ac131313 at redhat dot com> writes:
> Right, but that doesn't make sense for this command. It doesn't
> produce so much output that it needs to be directed to a file ---
> that's the reason the existing 'maint print' commands didn't suffice,
> even though they include all the info the new commands do. And the
> regexp is really helpful.
Helpful or not, the proposed syntax intentionally introduces an
unnecessary inconsistency into the CLI.
Could you suggest a way I can provide the utility I need, without
introducing an unnecessary inconsistency? I'm not sure what you're
Some level of consistency with the rest of the CLI (which isn't easy).
How about 'maint print symtabs [-matching REGEXP] [outfile]'?
maint grep <table> <expression>
maint search <table> <expression>