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Don't mention "Unix" in native target name.

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Pedro Alves March 12, 2014, 12:37 p.m. UTC
I wonder whether anyone would miss this badly?  The difference would be:

  (gdb) maint print target-stack
  The current target stack is:
   - multi-thread (multi-threaded child process.)
-  - child (Unix child process)
+  - child (Child process)
   - exec (Local exec file)
   - None (None)

 (gdb) help target child
- Unix child process (started by the "run" command).
+ Child process (started by the "run" command).

I find it unnecessary (and really slightly a lie) on GNU/Linux.

It's also odd that e.g., the Windows port says "Unix" in reaction to
"target child" (it was already that way before Windows used
inf-child.c).

How about we just say the same mostly everywhere?

In the same vein, I'd also rename Solaris/procfs.c's "target procfs"
to "target child".

gdb/
2014-03-12  Pedro Alves  <palves@redhat.com>

	* inf-child.c (inf_child_open, inf_child_target): Don't mention
	Unix in user visible strings.
---
 gdb/inf-child.c                    | 6 +++---
 gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/default.exp | 4 ++--
 2 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Comments

Gary Benson March 12, 2014, 1:16 p.m. UTC | #1
Pedro Alves wrote:
> I wonder whether anyone would miss this badly?  The difference would be:
> 
>   (gdb) maint print target-stack
>   The current target stack is:
>    - multi-thread (multi-threaded child process.)
> -  - child (Unix child process)
> +  - child (Child process)
>    - exec (Local exec file)
>    - None (None)
> 
>  (gdb) help target child
> - Unix child process (started by the "run" command).
> + Child process (started by the "run" command).
> 
> I find it unnecessary (and really slightly a lie) on GNU/Linux.
> 
> It's also odd that e.g., the Windows port says "Unix" in reaction to
> "target child" (it was already that way before Windows used
> inf-child.c).
> 
> How about we just say the same mostly everywhere?

I'm all for this.  

> In the same vein, I'd also rename Solaris/procfs.c's "target procfs"
> to "target child".

Ditto.

Cheers,
Gary
Doug Evans March 13, 2014, 12:13 a.m. UTC | #2
On Wed, Mar 12, 2014 at 6:16 AM, Gary Benson <gbenson@redhat.com> wrote:
> Pedro Alves wrote:
>> I wonder whether anyone would miss this badly?  The difference would be:
>>
>>   (gdb) maint print target-stack
>>   The current target stack is:
>>    - multi-thread (multi-threaded child process.)
>> -  - child (Unix child process)
>> +  - child (Child process)
>>    - exec (Local exec file)
>>    - None (None)
>>
>>  (gdb) help target child
>> - Unix child process (started by the "run" command).
>> + Child process (started by the "run" command).
>>
>> I find it unnecessary (and really slightly a lie) on GNU/Linux.
>>
>> It's also odd that e.g., the Windows port says "Unix" in reaction to
>> "target child" (it was already that way before Windows used
>> inf-child.c).
>>
>> How about we just say the same mostly everywhere?
>
> I'm all for this.
>
>> In the same vein, I'd also rename Solaris/procfs.c's "target procfs"
>> to "target child".
>
> Ditto.

+1
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Patch

diff --git a/gdb/inf-child.c b/gdb/inf-child.c
index ee63dd1..bfa9152 100644
--- a/gdb/inf-child.c
+++ b/gdb/inf-child.c
@@ -112,7 +112,7 @@  inf_child_prepare_to_store (struct target_ops *self,
 static void
 inf_child_open (char *arg, int from_tty)
 {
-  error (_("Use the \"run\" command to start a Unix child process."));
+  error (_("Use the \"run\" command to start a child process."));
 }
 
 static void
@@ -398,8 +398,8 @@  inf_child_target (void)
   struct target_ops *t = XCNEW (struct target_ops);
 
   t->to_shortname = "child";
-  t->to_longname = "Unix child process";
-  t->to_doc = "Unix child process (started by the \"run\" command).";
+  t->to_longname = "Child process";
+  t->to_doc = "Child process (started by the \"run\" command).";
   t->to_open = inf_child_open;
   t->to_post_attach = inf_child_post_attach;
   t->to_fetch_registers = inf_child_fetch_inferior_registers;
diff --git a/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/default.exp b/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/default.exp
index 73c33ba..b63955e 100644
--- a/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/default.exp
+++ b/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/default.exp
@@ -747,10 +747,10 @@  gdb_test "step" "The program is not being run." "step #2"
 gdb_test "symbol-file" ".*" "symbol-file"
 
 #test target child
-gdb_test "target child" "Use the \"run\" command to start a Unix child process.*|Undefined target command: \"child\".  *Try \"help target\".*" "target child"
+gdb_test "target child" "Use the \"run\" command to start a child process.*|Undefined target command: \"child\".  *Try \"help target\".*" "target child"
 
 #test target procfs
-gdb_test "target procfs" "Use the \"run\" command to start a Unix child process.*|Undefined target command: \"procfs\".  *Try \"help target\".*" "target procfs"
+gdb_test "target procfs" "Use the \"run\" command to start a child process.*|Undefined target command: \"procfs\".  *Try \"help target\".*" "target procfs"
 
 #test target core
 send_gdb "target core\n"