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Re: [RFC] Improve testsuite for poor expect behavior
> Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2009 07:59:13 -0700
> From: Joel Brobecker <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Cc: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
> > Yes, I know that. However, Emacs on Windows jumps through the hoops
> > to emulate Posix pipe semantics with Windows pipes, and then the way
> > Emacs reads input from subprocesses has its own quirks (due to the
> > need to auto-detect multibyte non-ASCII characters in pipe reads,
> > where there are no guarantees that a multibyte character will not be
> > broken in its middle). So before we unconditionally do what you'd
> > like, I would suggest that someone checks that GUD in Emacs 23 is not
> > broken by these changes, however innocent they might be when GDB runs
> > on a true console.
> This is very reasonable - but there are only 2 people I know who might
> be able to do that: You and Pierre.
Unfortunately, I don't have an environment set up for building a MinGW
port of GDB. I just use its binary downloaded from the MinGW site.