[lldb-dev] Increasing support for other gdbservers

Reid Kleckner rnk at google.com
Wed Apr 1 11:13:01 PDT 2015

On Wed, Apr 1, 2015 at 10:55 AM, Shankar Easwaran <shankare at codeaurora.org>

>  May be this is a stupid question, are there reasons that lldb needs to
> use xml format ? Can it switch to using YAML ?
> If not, may be having a XML parser like a YAML parser would be useful
> inside of LLVM ??

My (possibly uninformed) understanding is that XML is way more complicated
than YAML, and it's better to take an external dependency than try to
reinvent the wheel. YAML and JSON on the other hand are super simple, so
it's better to roll our own.
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