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Re: Ditching (debug-enable 'backwards) ?

From: Neil Jerram
Subject: Re: Ditching (debug-enable 'backwards) ?
Date: 05 Nov 2002 23:13:59 +0000
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> "Marius" == Marius Vollmer <address@hidden> writes:

    >> I have no objection to frames appearing in reverse order, but I prefer
    >> that they were then _numbered_ like this (artist's impression):

    Marius> Yes, exactly my opinion as well.

OK - thanks.

    Marius> GDB's convention sounds more useful to me.  The innermost frame is
    Marius> more important than the outermost one and should get a simple index.
    Marius> With our convention, you have to know how many frames there are 
    Marius> being able to name the innermost one or any frame relative to it.

    Marius> Is it possible to fix this without creating a lot of confusion?

I'll take a look.  I don't think it's acceptable to reverse the
meaning of `stack-ref', but it should be OK to change details of the
debugger display; if the Emacs interface relies on these details, we
can change it correspondingly.


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