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Re: lldb support

From: Nikolaus Rath
Subject: Re: lldb support
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2016 20:46:50 -0800
User-agent: Gnus/5.130014 (Ma Gnus v0.14) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

On Nov 10 2016, Richard Stallman <address@hidden> wrote:
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>   > > Why would we want to support it
>   > > rather than saying, "We support GDB -- use that."?
>   > All the usual reasons people prefer tool A over tool B: compatibility 
>   > with a specific environment, personal customizations, familiarity, and 
>   > personal preference. LLDB is free software. We should support it.
> Your argument disregards the important fact that LLDB is part
> of a project that aims to replace many important GNU packages,
> and its success is the GNU Project's loss.
> I think that that is not important to you, but it is very
> important for the GNU Project.

Doesn't the same apply to the Linux kernel, whose success is the GNU
(Hurd) Project's loss? Yet Emacs seems to support Linux even better than
it supports Hurd.

(Just curious).


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