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Re: M-x gdb troubles

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: M-x gdb troubles
Date: 22 Apr 2004 02:46:58 +0200
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Nick Roberts <address@hidden> writes:

>  > > Yuck.  I'd much rather just throw an error and be done with it.
>  > > Let the user switch to the gdb buffer manually.
>  > > 
>  > 
>  > Well, what if it jumped to the existing buffer and then signalled an error
>  > (e.g. gdb already running).
>  > 
>  > I could live with that...  :-)
> The patch does jump to the existing buffer. In the case of "annotate=3", I had
> meant to call gdb-restore-windows when there was an existing buffer. However,
> this just restores to a standard layout and probably doesn't warrant the
> ugliness of using catch.
> It also removes the problem with the debuggers in gud which would insert an
> unwanted "Current directory is ..." into the GUD buffer.
> So shall I use error where I've put throw and take out the catch part?

I prefer if things work smoothly -- so I like your patch (and don't object).

However, if others object to that approach, I can live with less...
So if you don't get more objections, I think you can install your patch.
(Stefan may disagree of course).

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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