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Re: The emacs_backtrace "feature"

From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: Re: The emacs_backtrace "feature"
Date: Fri, 21 Sep 2012 11:58:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.2 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> As nice as this looks, it has several disadvantages:
>  . Many real-life backtraces are long and quickly scroll off the
>    screen.

That's not a real problem.  The output of programs that are started from
the desktop is typically redirected to a file, so nothing gets lost.

>  . The backtrace is written to the standard error file handle.  Is
>    that handle always guaranteed to be available and connected to a
>    screen or a disk file that the user can find afterwards?

See above.


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