How to debug fatal exceptions on Windows?

Eli Zaretskii
Tue Aug 6 16:07:00 GMT 2013

> From: "Pierre Muller" <>
> Date: Tue, 6 Aug 2013 17:45:36 +0200
>   In fact, an exception is send first to the debugger,
> then to the debuggee, and lastly again to the debugger if not handled by the
> debuggee.
>   But if GDB does not recognize the exception code,
> it dies nothing on the first pass. 
> And the code is then caught by the gnu_exception_handler.
>   Did you try to run gdb on itself and
> place a breakpoint on the location of the FirstChance code?

If I do that, and the breakpoint breaks, how will I be able to see
which code in the application (Emacs) caused the exception?

Or did you mean something else?


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