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Re: Debug problems


From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: Re: Debug problems
Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 01:21:36 -0800 (PST)

--- Adam Fedor <address@hidden> wrote:
> 
> On Monday, January 26, 2004, at 05:12 PM, Quentin Mathé wrote:
> 
> > When I debug GNUstep applications/frameworks with GDB 6.0, I have two 
> > problems which drive me mad :
> >
> > - I get SIGFPE exception (which interrups the session) many times when 
> > I use "po" command, the exception happens in the -gui or -base 
> > methods/functions in a random manner.
> >
> Not sure. What platform/OS?

This is usually from a nil or released object.  
 
> > - X window manager freezes (except the mouse) when I encounter a 
> > breakpoint in a method which is called when an NSButton is clicked.
> >
> >
> Probably because the mouseDown causes a mouse grab by the application, 
> so no other programs can receive events until the mouse is released. 
> The only way around that is to debug from another computer.

I've noted this problem as well.   If you're using WindowMaker, switch to
another Workspace for a second and click a window and switch back.  This
usually does the trick for me.

GJC

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