[Lldb-commits] [lldb] r367059 - Mention adding predicates to settings in the projects page.

Jim Ingham via lldb-commits lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jul 25 14:37:57 PDT 2019

Author: jingham
Date: Thu Jul 25 14:37:57 2019
New Revision: 367059

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=367059&view=rev
Mention adding predicates to settings in the projects page.


Modified: lldb/trunk/docs/status/projects.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/lldb/trunk/docs/status/projects.rst?rev=367059&r1=367058&r2=367059&view=diff
--- lldb/trunk/docs/status/projects.rst (original)
+++ lldb/trunk/docs/status/projects.rst Thu Jul 25 14:37:57 2019
@@ -409,3 +409,17 @@ If we could predict the catching frame,
 And of course, this would be a useful piece of information to display when stopped 
 at a throw point.
+Add predicates to the nodes of settings
+It would be very useful to be able to give values to settings that are dependent
+on the triple, or executable name, for targets, or on whether a process is local
+or remote, or on the name of a thread, etc.  The original intent (and there is
+a sketch of this in the settings parsing code) was to be able to say:
+  (lldb) settings set target{arch=x86_64}.process.thread{name=foo}...
+The exact details are still to be worked out, however.

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