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Re: Emacs exited with message “X protocol error: BadPixmap”


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs exited with message “X protocol error: BadPixmap”
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 22:41:32 +0300

> From: Joe Wells <address@hidden>
> Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 06:20:53 +0100
> Cc: address@hidden
> 
> Sorry, I'm not going to run Emacs under GDB indefinitely just on the
> off chance Emacs will crash.

Why not?  As long as Emacs doesn't crash, you will not notice any
difference in behavior or performance--GDB is simply invisible until
there's some event that is noteworthy for the debugger.

> I depend on programs to leave core dump files when they crash.

Debugging a core file has limitations that debugging a live program
(even if it crashed) does not.  Some of the GDB features do not work
with core files.




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