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Re: GDB: Don't display I/O buffer window.

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: GDB: Don't display I/O buffer window.
Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 17:53:25 +0300

> From: chandan r <>
> Date: Sat, 15 Sep 2012 20:43:16 +0530
> Quoting from the Emacs manual,
> "However, if `gdb-use-separate-io-buffer' is `nil', the I/O buffer
> does not appear and the primary source buffer occupies the full width
> of the frame."
> Emacs displays the 'I/O buffer', Inspite of setting gdb-use-separate-io-buffer
> to nil in my init file.

This is a documentation bug: that variable no longer exists.  Please
submit a bug report with "M-x report-emacs-bug RET".

> Please let me know what else I need to add in my init file to
> disable the 'I/O buffer'.

Why do you need that?  Doing that is a bad idea, because the I/O of
the program being debugged should always be separated from the GDB
I/O.  Otherwise, Emacs will try to interpret the program's output as
if it were something produced by the debugger, which will mess your

If you just are not interested in seeing the I/O buffer, go to it and
type "C-x 0".

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