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Re: [RFA] print arrays with indexes
> Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2005 06:37:19 +0300
> From: Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 14:51:38 -0700
> > From: Joel Brobecker <email@example.com>
> > > Then doesn't it make sense to agree on the interface first? :-)
> > Right! I just wanted to hear a few other opinions to choose.
> > Perhaps Eli and/or Mark would like to comment?
> > In any case:
> > > You suggested on/off/auto and a separate threshold. Jim suggested
> > > on/off/threshold. I prefer on/off/threshold of those two options,
> > > although it may be a bit tricky to get GDB to handle that correctly.
> > > Want to give it a try, or continue discussing alternatives?
> > I'm willing to give it a try. I couldn't find a mechanism in our
> > "set/show" machinery that handled something like this, though.
> > Unless I missed it, that's something I'll need to add too.
> I don't see any disadvantages to the on/off/auto+threshold method that
> would justify yet another add_* interface. Can someone please tell
> why is that a good idea?
Because it is more complicated as a user interface; in the
on/off/threshold case the user only has to remember a single command!