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Re: emacs gdb layout


From: faraz ahmed
Subject: Re: emacs gdb layout
Date: Tue, 20 Jan 2009 19:10:17 -0800 (PST)
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On Jan 20, 6:56 pm, faraz ahmed <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Jan 20, 1:29 am, Richard Riley <address@hidden> wrote:
>
>
>
> > Ritchie <address@hidden> writes:
> > >> After start gdb inside emacs with option "--annotation=3 --fullname",
>
> > > Sorry, that was a typo, what I had in my .emacs originally was
> > > (setq gud-gdb-command-name "gdb --annotate=3 --fullname")
> > > which I think is correct.
>
> > > The version I'm using is Carbon Emacs  (emacs 22)
>
> > >> I suggest uou read the debuggers section of the Emacs manual.
>
> > > I read the manual, but it didn't work out very well. The manual says
> > > "If gdb-many-windows is non-nil, then M-x gdb displays the following
> > > frame layout "
>
> > > but when I have the following lines in my .emacs:
>
> > > (setq gdb-many-windows t)
> > > (setq gdb-use-separate-io-buffer t)
>
> > > and run M-x gdb, i still just get the simple layout. I have to bring
> > > out the default
> > > frame layout by giving another two M-x gdb-many-windows. The first one
> > > is to
> > > disable it, the second one is to enable it again, and then the frame
> > > layout will
> > > show up. So I just remove the (setq gdb-many-windows t) from .emacs,
> > > and
> > > run it manually everytime after I start gdb.
>
> > Try cleaning everything out.
>
> > (caveat, I use emacs 23 ut I'm fairly sure it worked in Emacs 22 like
> > this too).
>
> > I, using the code from here :
>
> >http://richardriley.net/default/projects/emacs/dotprogramming#sec-1.2
>
> > run gdb which then prompts (search for f12)
>
> > "gdb --annotate=3 progname"
>
> > And I get something like:
>
> >http://richardriley.net/default/projects/images/gud.png
>
> > good luck!
>
> --annotate=3  & --fullpath are _SORT_ of incompatible.
> If you invoke GDB with both the options (i.e fullpath and annot =3)
> the annotation level is _SILENTLY_ set to 1, you can check this by
> trying "gdb> show annotation". With the annotation set to 1 (albeit
> silently) your local,stack etc window cannot be displayed.My advice
> would be try giving up the need to specify --fullpath along with
> annotation=3, read up on GDB/M1 and experiment :)
>
> Just do away with the need of specifying --fullpath and let
> annotation=3 as is.
>
> -Faraz.

that would be gdb> show annotate


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