[lldb-dev] GDB style annotations

Poenitz Andre Andre.Poenitz at digia.com
Tue May 6 03:11:51 PDT 2014

Matthew Gardiner [mg11 at csr.com] wrote:
> Does lldb support the "GDB concept of annotations" to enable graphical
> user interfaces to interact it?
> I am currently investigating if there are mechanisms in which a GUI can
> harness the functionality of lldb without using the C++ API.

You can use the Python scripting interface of LLDB to create any
output you like.

We have been using this for a while now in Qt Creator to produce
something that resembles GDB/MI responses. Works rather nicely
and lets us re-use most of the existing frontend code.

Hope this helps,

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