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digitalmars.D.debugger - [ddbg] Showing nested struct/class arrays

reply "Simen Haugen" <simen norstat.no> writes:
I have a struct like this:

struct A {
    // some members
    A[] subAs;
}

When debugging this, I can see the number of members in subAs, but if I try 
to inspect them using the IDE, I get:
->Parser: Invalid expression!

This applies to all array members (except basic array types)

Is there a bug in the gdb interface? The command line works, but I like just 
clicking on the variables :)

I'm using descent/ddbg 0.10Beta/Dmd 1.022, but I've also had the same 
problem with C::B and earlier versions of both ddbg and dmd.
Oct 09 2007
parent reply Ary Manzana <ary esperanto.org.ar> writes:
You'd need to know if it's a problem of Descent / Code::Blocks or ddbg. 
If you pass the expression to ddbg in the command line, do you get the 
same error? How does the expression look like?

Simen Haugen wrote:
 I have a struct like this:
 
 struct A {
     // some members
     A[] subAs;
 }
 
 When debugging this, I can see the number of members in subAs, but if I try 
 to inspect them using the IDE, I get:
 ->Parser: Invalid expression!
 
 This applies to all array members (except basic array types)
 
 Is there a bug in the gdb interface? The command line works, but I like just 
 clicking on the variables :)
 
 I'm using descent/ddbg 0.10Beta/Dmd 1.022, but I've also had the same 
 problem with C::B and earlier versions of both ddbg and dmd.
 
 

Oct 09 2007
parent reply "Simen Haugen" <simen norstat.no> writes:
"Ary Manzana" <ary esperanto.org.ar> wrote in message 
news:feft5u$62m$1 digitalmars.com...
 You'd need to know if it's a problem of Descent / Code::Blocks or ddbg. If 
 you pass the expression to ddbg in the command line, do you get the same 
 error? How does the expression look like?

How can i see the debugger command descent sends ddbg? It doesn't show in the console. Everything works in the command line, thats why I tought it might have something to do with the gdb interface (as I had the same problem with C::B)
Oct 09 2007
parent Jascha Wetzel <firstname mainia.de> writes:
Simen Haugen wrote:
 "Ary Manzana" <ary esperanto.org.ar> wrote in message 
 news:feft5u$62m$1 digitalmars.com...
 You'd need to know if it's a problem of Descent / Code::Blocks or ddbg. If 
 you pass the expression to ddbg in the command line, do you get the same 
 error? How does the expression look like?

How can i see the debugger command descent sends ddbg? It doesn't show in the console. Everything works in the command line, thats why I tought it might have something to do with the gdb interface (as I had the same problem with C::B)

since descent uses the ddbg interface directly, it should work anyway. therefore, these have to be separate problems that create the same symptom. C::B has a few issues with the interfacing. you can check the gdb interface on the command line, too, by invoking the batch file directly.
Oct 09 2007