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Re: Makes sense go with DDD ahead?

From: R. Bernstein
Subject: Re: Makes sense go with DDD ahead?
Date: Thu, 12 Jun 2008 10:32:36 -0400 (EDT)
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Doesn't come near what you ask, but from the NEWS file of ddd-test6

- Add x86 theme for changing display expressions to x86 registers and
  flag-bits. Change Data/Memory examine behavior when used on Intel
  registers so that %reg is the same as $reg.
  Contributed by Zarko Zivanov.

>>        I have been taking a long time without receiving any email from
>> ddd and
>> ddd-bug distribution list. I have not received any feedback about DDD
>> lastly.
> I really like ddd and it is the only gdb frontend I use (ok - besides
> other debuggers like Lauterbach Trace32) and I would really like it if
> ddd evolves. My main feature requests would be:
> - a ddd release without the old fashioned motif gui. I prefer to use
> the keyboard and I like the split windows configuration of ddd
> (especially on 24" screens) but all this is really painfull if you
> have to move the cursor to the right position before you can type
> anything ... I would really appreciate a ddd release with gtk frontend
> - data display layout. ddd seems to establish some strange kind of
> order on the different displays - as some of them are only valid in
> particular scopes, these displays vanish and reappear when leaving or
> entering the corresponding functions. The display are then rearranged
> every time with the annoying effect that some of them move to the
> right or downwards more and more ... It would be nice if these stayed
> in place all the time
> - I often work on remote targets (microcontrollers) with memory mapped
> I/O registers controlling the various peripheral units. It would
> really be nice if one could browse all these registers in a structured
> manner (e.g. via menus and submenus), it would be even better if one
> could also alter these registers. I think that is one of the main
> advantages that debuggers (like the Trace32 debugger) for embedded
> systems have. GDB already allows accessing these I/O registers - as
> long as you know the address, so a clever interface might be really
> helpful at this point.
> So, all in all, I use ddd, I like ddd and I will use it in the future
> und would like to like ddd even more in the future ;-)
> Ciao, Fabian
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