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


From: Joe Wells
Subject: Re: Emacs exited with message “X protocol error: BadPixmap”
Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2007 21:41:42 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

>> 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'm not going to run every program on my system under the debugger
forevermore on the off chance that the program might crash!

-- 
Joe

>> 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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