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Re: flag to dump core on error
On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 04:10:39PM -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 03:23:26PM -0500, Phil Edwards wrote:
> > On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 11:15:35AM +0100, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> > >
> > > :-) Too cute for me to understand. I would have prefered averbose flags.
> > Yeah, I think -d is getting overloaded here. There's a difference between
> > "dump" as in "dump rtl pass number 17" (most -d flags) and "dump" as in
> > "coredump".
> > It's a really good idea, though. Thanks for adding this.
> Maybe we need to start using --long-options for dump flags?
Past time, I believe. Don't we already have some flags using an -fdump-*
naming pattern? (Since, of course, --FOO is already translated to -fFOO.)
I would therefore like to posit that computing's central challenge, viz. "How
not to make a mess of it," has /not/ been met.
- Edsger Dijkstra, 1930-2002