That was my first thought also...

However, named variables are just address, the compiler substitutes an
address every place a variable is used right?

It seems to me it's not unreasonable for the debugger to be able to
show us a constant.

Particularly since IIRC, for a constant, the compiler simply sets the
vaule up as automatic storage and replaces the name with an address
just like a variable.


On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 4:20 PM, David Gibbs <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
Mike Novak wrote:
Is there any way to display the value of a named constant in the WDSC
debug perspective.  Whenever I hover my pointer over any other variable
it shows the current value.  Can I only get the named constant value by
referring to the line where it's originally defined in the code?

Doubtful ... named constants are just that ... constants.  The compiler probably just substitutes the assigned value whenever the name is referenced.


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