[lldb-dev] LLDB Evolution

Sean Callanan via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Aug 11 10:00:09 PDT 2016

In fact, the lldbinline tests could be completely broken by clang-formatting them.  They treat each //% line as a separate command to execute.  If clang-format broke those lines, lldbinline tests would stop working.


> On Aug 11, 2016, at 9:57 AM, Chris Lattner via lldb-dev <lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> On Aug 11, 2016, at 7:41 AM, Pavel Labath <labath at google.com> wrote:
>> I just committed another  header cleanup commit, which makes lldb
>> clang-format-immune ( = it still compiles after a full reformat) on
>> linux. Other OS's are still likely to have some missed dependencies.
> Nice!
>> However, when I tried running the test suite I got about 150 failures.
>> Based on a sample of the errors, it looks like the problem is that
>> clang format messes up the "// Place breakpoint here" annotations we
>> use in the tests.
>> Therefore, I propose to apply the clang-format to the lldb source code
>> only as a first step. After that, as a second step, we can go through
>> the tests and fix them up so that the comment markers are where we
>> expect them to be.
> Personally, I think that reformatting is most valuable for the debugger code itself.  The testsuite following standards seems like a separable issue, and much lower priority.
> -Chris
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