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Notes to developers hacking on GObjectIntrospection
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debugging
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* You can use the GI_SCANNER_DEBUG environment variable; see utils.py
  for a list of debug flags.
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* It is possible to debug the various g-ir-* tools using PyDev's remote debugger.
  To do this:
    - locate the directory that contains the pydevd.py file matching the PyDev version
      running in your Eclipse instance. This might look like:
      /usr/lib64/eclipse/dropins/pydev-core/eclipse/plugins/org.python.pydev_4.0.0.201505131500/pysrc/)
    - open the "Debug" perspective in your Eclipse instance, open the "PyDev" menu and start the
      debug server
    - execute the g-ir-* tool setting the GI_SCANNER_DEBUG and PYDEVDPATH environment variables.
      For example:
      GI_SCANNER_DEBUG="pydevd" PYDEVDPATH="/usr/lib64/eclipse/dropins/pydev-core/eclipse/plugins/org.python.pydev_4.0.0.201505131500/pysrc/" g-ir-scanner <parameters>
    - In the example above, the PyDev debugger will run g-ir-scanner and stop execution in the main
      script. You can then set extra breakpoints, step through the code, inspect variables at the
      current scope, inspect the stack and so forth.

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giscanner
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* If you add a new warning to annotationparser.py, you should add new
  tests for it in tests/scanner/annotationparser/gi/

* If you add a new warning elsewhere (maintransformer.py, etc), you
  should add a new test for it in tests/warn/

* Before pushing code to the repository, make sure to run 'make check' or
  even 'make distcheck'

* While hacking on annotationparser.py it is a good idea to:
    1) Update your GLib build to git master.
    2) Run the following command from your gobject-introspection source directory before making
       changes to annotationparser.py (adapt GLib source and/or build directory as required):
       (cd misc && ./update-glib-annotations.py /path/to/gnome.org/checkout/glib/)
    3) Ensure changes to the following files are as expected, meaning they are caused by
       updated GLib annotations and not by stray modifications to annotationparser.py:
         - gir/gio-2.0.c
         - gir/glib-2.0.c
         - gir/gobject-2.0.c
       When satisfied, commit these files adding "Update GLib annotations to master" as the
       commit message.
    4) Only now start editing annotationparser.py.
    5) run make check.
    6) Run update-glib-annotations.py again and carefully study the changes (if any) to:
         - gir/gio-2.0.c
         - gir/glib-2.0.c
         - gir/gobject-2.0.c
       Ensure changes in these files are as intended and caused by the modifications done to
       annotationparser.py. Commit the changes to annotationparser.py and the above
       files as a single patch.