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RE: running GDB under Emacs on NT

On Wed, 19 Mar 1997, Jiri Kubicek wrote:

> > Chris Firth wrote:
> > > ...
> > > line is displayed that indicates the breakpoint is reached at main but
> > > the Emacs hangs.  The gdb prompt never appears and the source code does
> > > not show up in another window. 
> > 
> > I just tried the same with the same version of Emacs. No problems at all! Did
> >  You read NTemacs FAQ?
> I have *EXACTLY* the same problem as Chris with the same software 
> (under Win95). I tried Win Emacs (Pearl Software) too; I tried even 
> debug DOS programs with DJGPP GDB debugger under both Emacss, but the 
> GDB session always hangs. I found nothing useful in FAQs.
>                                            Jirka K.

I had observed this problem as well. It appeared to go away when I
upgraded from 16Meg to 40.  

Could this be a non-graceful response to a lack of enough memory to run
emacs, gdb, and a non-trivial target executable at the same time?


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