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unified JS/C++ backtraces, colorized backtraces, colorized source listing for gdb 7.3/archer-trunk updated

gdb has had integrated python support for some time and it is truly awesome.  The innards have changed here and there, so my previous efforts to show colorized/fancy backtraces, show colorized source listings, and provide unified JS/C++ mozilla backtraces (with colors still) have experienced some bit-rot over time. I have de-bitrotted the changes, hard.  Hard […]

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Better error reporting for the mozilla platform

If you develop for the mozilla platform, you might be used to error messages like the above.  (Or you might wish you got error messages like the above…)  An uncaught javascript exception has resulted in a message in the error console as well as some equivalent stdout spew because it’s a debug build.  While any […]

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gaudily syntax-highlighted code listings in (archer) gdb

Gaudily syntax-highlighted code listing in gdb joins the gaudy gdb plugin family!  (Other members include gaudily colorized backtraces, which you can also see in the bottom of the screenshot.)  This, of course, requires gdb with python crammed inside.  It might require one crammed a few months ago too; I haven’t updated my archer-gdb repo for […]

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gaudily colorized gdb backtraces! woo!

Like many people who have overdosed on syntax highlighting and other forms of colorization, my brain is no longer able to process monochrome text displays.  Which is why I have been so excited about gdb with python crammed inside.  (The good sense of “crammed”, wherein one is cramming cookies in one’s mouth.)  I have perverted […]

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