Commit 51344076 authored by Nick Roberts's avatar Nick Roberts
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(GDB Graphical Interface): Explain screen size setting.

(Other GDB User Interface Buffers): Describe features specific to GDB 6.4.
parent a25e15ea
......@@ -768,6 +768,10 @@ you release the button, provided it is still in the same frame
at some point in the fringe of this buffer and execution will advance
to there.
This mode requires that GDB think that the screen size is unlimited,
and sets the height and width accordingly. For correct operation it
is important that you don't change these values during the session.
@vindex gud-gdb-command-name
@findex gdba
You can also run GDB in text command mode, which creates a buffer
......@@ -956,17 +960,20 @@ The locals buffer displays the values of local variables of the
current frame for simple data types (@pxref{Frame Info, Frame Info,
Information on a frame, gdb, The GNU debugger}).
Arrays and structures display their type only. Move point to their
type description ([struct/union] or [array]) and press @key{RET}, or
alternatively click @kbd{Mouse-2} there, to examine their values.
@xref{Watch Expressions}.
Arrays and structures display their type only. With GDB 6.4 or later,
move point to their name and press @key{RET}, or alternatively click
@kbd{Mouse-2} there, to examine their values. With earlier versions
of GDB, move point to their type description ([struct/union] or
[array]). @xref{Watch Expressions}.
@item Registers Buffer
@findex toggle-gdb-all-registers
The registers buffer displays the values held by the registers
(@pxref{Registers,,, gdb, The GNU debugger}). Press @key{RET} or
click @kbd{Mouse-2} on a register if you want to change its value.
Press @key{SPC} to toggle the display of floating point registers
With GDB 6.4 or later, recently changed register values display with
font-lock-warning-face. With earlier versions of GDB, you can press
@key{SPC} to toggle the display of floating point registers
(@code{toggle-gdb-all-registers}).
@item Assembler Buffer
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