[swift-lldb-dev] Swift LLDB Feature Support

Enrico Granata egranata at apple.com
Thu Oct 6 12:43:15 CDT 2016

> On Oct 5, 2016, at 5:01 PM, Jessie Serrino via swift-lldb-dev <swift-lldb-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> Hi Swift LLDB,
> First of all, thanks to some of you for being so responsive!
> After playing around a bit with the LLDB build, we had some feature requests for the next version of LLDB.
> First and foremost, we’d like to be able to execute multi-line expressions through expression,
Good news! This is already possible:

As for the other features you suggest, I'll let someone who is more in depth with the expression evaluator go into details

> and create variables in a global context without a $. This is incredibly important, and would enable us (and other developers) to make deeper, more valuable investigations into code while debugging.
> In a similar vein, we would like to be able to revert these definitions of expressions in Swift. This would allow us to set the state for certain variables, but also revert our code if anything were to go awry. 
> Would it be possible to have some help with this? We're relatively new to the codebase, so we've been having trouble getting things kickstarted on our end.
> Thanks again,
> Jessie (and Rex)
> -- 
> Jessie Serrino
> iOS Engineer, Remind
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- Enrico
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