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Re: Does anybody know how to debug a live Emacs process?

From: Live System User
Subject: Re: Does anybody know how to debug a live Emacs process?
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 06:24:36 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:
>> From: Live System User <address@hidden>
>> Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2016 02:37:17 -0400
>> I have a live Emacs process that is stuck in a state which only
>> displays:
>>          Invalid argument #<terminal 2> in ‘get-device-terminal’
>> in the echo area, including when trying to execute M-x.
>> I was hoping to solicit assistance to help obtain information to
>> help Emacs and opened Bug#23378 on Monday.
> Attach the debugger to the running process, like this:
>   gdb -p PID
> where PID is the process number of the Emacs process, you should be
> able to see it in the display produced by the 'top' or 'ps' command.
> If GDB succeeds in attaching to the process, it will stop it and
> display a "(gdb)" prompt.  Then type at that prompt:
>   thread apply all bt full
> Then file a bug report with everything that was displayed by GDB.
> Some additional information about debugging Emacs is available in the
> file etc/DEBUG that is part of the distribution.

I've added the GDB backtrace info to Bug#23378, as requested.


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