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bug#18294: 24.3; gud and/or gdb: Add hooks to detect when a source file
bug#18294: 24.3; gud and/or gdb: Add hooks to detect when a source file is visited during debugging
Thu, 21 Aug 2014 11:24:27 +0200
> I am writing a minor mode to control the debugger from a source buffer
> by pressing single-letter keystrokes, e.g. "n" for gud-next, etc. The
> mode itself is very simple — it has a keymap, and it sets the buffer
> read-only while it is active so as to free these keys from their usual
> 'self-insert-command' bindings.
> It would be nice if gdb-mi.el provided hooks that I could add to
> instead of advising gdb functions.
I'd like such a thing. But wouldn't it be easier to do this right in
gdb-mi.el? All I'd need is a simple key combination to toggle this
behavior off whenever I want to modify code on the fly. The next "run"
would then turn the behavior on again.