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From: Mark Wielaard <>
To: Tom Tromey <>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Deprecate stabs
Date: Sun, 12 Feb 2023 13:53:29 +0100	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <>

Hi Tom,

On Fri, Feb 10, 2023 at 07:26:12PM -0700, Tom Tromey wrote:
> Finally, deprecation serves the purpose of announcing our intent.  Maybe
> someone will step up to maintain this code, in which case we can keep
> it.  In this scenario, I would be ok with treating it like the
> un-maintained *-nat code -- we'll try to keep it building but testing
> and fixing it is up to the maintainer.
> If/when this goes in, I'll send a deprecation announcement to the gdb
> list, in case there is some such person who can be flushed out of the
> cobwebs.

I like this approach. It would be good to announce this asap, so
people who do actually use stabs and care about improving, testing and
maintaining support can step up. And if nobody does then the code can
be removed totally unused/unmaintained in the next release.



  parent reply	other threads:[~2023-02-12 12:53 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 13+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2023-01-19 17:41 Tom Tromey
2023-01-19 18:00 ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-01-20 12:48   ` Mark Wielaard
2023-01-20 13:47     ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-02-11  2:26       ` Tom Tromey
2023-02-11  8:29         ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-02-14 16:36           ` Simon Marchi
2023-02-12 12:53         ` Mark Wielaard [this message]
2023-07-06 17:44 ` Pedro Alves
2023-08-30 17:48   ` Tom Tromey
2023-08-30 17:58     ` Eli Zaretskii
2023-08-30 19:15     ` Kevin Buettner
2023-08-30 20:47     ` John Baldwin

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