[Ecls-list] Gray streams

Marco Gidde marco.gidde at tiscali.de
Wed Mar 19 20:44:59 UTC 2008

Hello Juanjo,

<jjgarcia at users.sourceforge.net> writes:

> On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Erik Huelsmann <ehuels at gmail.com> wrote:
>>  You mean like "Canned sequences of commands"
>>  (http://sourceware.org/gdb/current/onlinedocs/gdb_21.html#SEC229) ?
> Hmm, that is not exactly what I have in mind, though it helps. What
> GDB would really need is some programming abilities and macros. Those
> are just chained commands, AFAI can tell. But there is currently no
> way (correct me if I am wrong), that given a C expression, such as
> x->cons.car, I can build another one, x->cons.car->cons.cdr, etc, etc.
> Hey, maybe ECL has a niche here, or maybe one can just teach Emacs to
> reparse one's commands.

Emacs' source (at least the CVS version) comes with a .gdbinit in the
"src" directory which might contain some inspiring macros for a
specialized .gdbinit for ECL. Those "canned sequences" look pretty
primitive, but you get quite far with them.



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