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bug#14569: 24.3.50; bootstrap fails on Cygwin


From: Jan Djärv
Subject: bug#14569: 24.3.50; bootstrap fails on Cygwin
Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 14:47:07 +0200

Hello.

15 jun 2013 kl. 12:42 skrev Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden>:

>> From: Jan Djärv <address@hidden>
>> Date: Sat, 15 Jun 2013 11:54:16 +0200
>> Cc: Ken Brown <address@hidden>,
>> address@hidden
>> 
>>> What are the difficulties of catching this when Emacs is run under
>>> GDB?
>> 
>> Its not difficult, but takes some time.  The error happens when make 
>> compiles one lisp file at the time with emacs.  It appears to be random so 
>> it does not crash in the same lisp-file.  Thus, you have to start emacs from 
>> gdb, and repet run, quit in gdb for each lisp file until it crashes.  
>> Running in gdb is slow with cygwin, and running in gdb makes the bug appear 
>> less often.
>> 
>> The make rule is in lisp/Makefile, compile-onefile.
> 
> Would it make things easier if compile-onefile is modified to invoke
> Emacs under GDB to begin with, using the --args switch to GDB?

That is what I do. 

      Jan D. 




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