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Re: [PATCH] Make cygwin use .gdbinit

On Sun, Nov 25, 2001 at 11:01:00AM +0200, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 24 Nov 2001 13:23:17 -0500
>> From: Christopher Faylor <>
>> @@ -13067,8 +13067,9 @@ the last command, as it would from the t
>>  @cindex @file{.gdbinit}
>>  @cindex @file{gdb.ini}
>>  When you start @value{GDBN}, it automatically executes commands from its
>> -@dfn{init files}.  These are files named @file{.gdbinit} on Unix and
>> -@file{gdb.ini} on DOS/Windows.  During startup, @value{GDBN} does the
>> +@dfn{init files}.  These files are normally named @file{.gdbinit} although
>> +filename limitations require that they be named @file{gdb.ini} on MS-DOS.
>Sigh.  Unfortunately, this wording is inaccurate and might be
>misleading: it gives an impression that gdb.ini is only used on
>MS-DOS.  This is not true, since the DJGPP port works on Windows as
>well, but still uses gdb.ini there.


"DJGPP is a complete 32-bit C/C++ development system for Intel 80386
(and higher) PCs running DOS."

I guess this documentation is about as misleading as the first sentence
of this web page.


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