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Re: gdb-ui almosts works in NT

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: gdb-ui almosts works in NT
Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 10:29:18 -0500

> > I'm trying to get gdba
> > working under NT Emacs.  Almost everything works.  One minor issue is
> > that gdb-ui.el is hardcoded at one point to use "/bin/cat", so I just
> > put a copy of the msys (mingw) cat.exe there.
> It's wrong for Emacs to use such code, IMHO.  It should either invoke
> `cat' (and let it be found along PATH), or, better, implement some
> code that would eliminate the need for an external program altogether,
> since `cat' is not guaranteed to be available on every platform
> supported by Emacs.

Ielm was recently changed to use `hexl' as a replacement for `cat'.
We should probably do the same here.


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