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[7/7] gdb: Extend help text for 'list' command.

Message ID fa223534db62cd3498cad0998da452207a61bbe0.1448411122.git.andrew.burgess@embecosm.com
State New
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Andrew Burgess Nov. 25, 2015, 12:34 a.m. UTC
Reference the 'listsize' setting in the help text for the 'list' command
to help users find this setting.

gdb/ChangeLog:

	* cli/cli-cmds.c (_initialize_cli_cmds): Extend help text for
	'list' command.
---
 gdb/ChangeLog      | 5 +++++
 gdb/cli/cli-cmds.c | 6 +++++-
 2 files changed, 10 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)

Comments

Pedro Alves Nov. 26, 2015, 12:38 p.m. UTC | #1
On 11/25/2015 12:34 AM, Andrew Burgess wrote:
> Reference the 'listsize' setting in the help text for the 'list' command
> to help users find this setting.
> 
> gdb/ChangeLog:
> 
> 	* cli/cli-cmds.c (_initialize_cli_cmds): Extend help text for
> 	'list' command.

LGTM, but probably Eli should take a look.

Thanks,
Pedro Alves
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diff --git a/gdb/ChangeLog b/gdb/ChangeLog
index 278acb5..d9e91c2 100644
--- a/gdb/ChangeLog
+++ b/gdb/ChangeLog
@@ -1,5 +1,10 @@ 
 2015-11-24  Andrew Burgess  <andrew.burgess@embecosm.com>
 
+	* cli/cli-cmds.c (_initialize_cli_cmds): Extend help text for
+	'list' command.
+
+2015-11-24  Andrew Burgess  <andrew.burgess@embecosm.com>
+
 	* cli/cli-cmds.c (list_command): Add an error when trying to use
 	'-' to scan read off the start of the source file.
 
diff --git a/gdb/cli/cli-cmds.c b/gdb/cli/cli-cmds.c
index 5e7ef0a..0b3b091 100644
--- a/gdb/cli/cli-cmds.c
+++ b/gdb/cli/cli-cmds.c
@@ -1901,7 +1901,11 @@  Lines can be specified in these ways:\n\
   FILE:FUNCTION, to distinguish among like-named static functions.\n\
   *ADDRESS, to list around the line containing that address.\n\
 With two args if one is empty it stands for ten lines away from \
-the other arg."));
+the other arg.\n\
+\n\
+By default when a single location is given list displays ten lines,\n\
+this can be changed using \"set listsize\", and the current value\n\
+shown by using \"show listsize\"."));
 
   add_com_alias ("l", "list", class_files, 1);