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RE: gud/gdb in emacs - source file goes invisible....

1. Try cross-posting your question to

2. Try to use the Cygwin version of emacs 21.2 to see if it
   works better with Cygwin's version of gdb.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jeff D. Hamann []
> Sent: Tuesday, August 27, 2002 4:16 PM
> To:
> Subject: gud/gdb in emacs - source file goes invisible....
> This is my first post to the list so please have mercy if 
> it's the wrong
> spot......
> I've been trying to adopt ntemacs as an ide for a couple of 
> weeks and have
> almost given up as the source code window under win2k will 
> dissapear when
> trying to step through the source code. I've been unable to 
> figure out if
> this is a gdb problem, an emacs problem, or just some strange 
> fluke. This
> problem doesn't occur on my FreeBSD box (I still haven't been 
> able to get
> the gud tooltips to work on the BSD either :-( )
> After I set a breakpoint, type run, the window that contains 
> the source code
> with the breakpoint goes blank.... I'm using ntemacs 21.1.1 (GNU Emacs
> 21.1.1) and the cygwin GNU gdb 5.0 (20010428-3). The source 
> code is simple c
> code and I have other machines that this works fine on like 
> the BSD machine.
> I haven't been able to
> get this to work on a ntemacs/cygwin machine yet however.
> Current directory is c:/openfvs/organon/
> GNU gdb 5.0 (20010428-3)
> Copyright 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public 
> License, and you are
> welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain
> conditions.
> Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
> There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show 
> warranty" for details.
> This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-cygwin"...
> Breakpoint 1 at 0x406eae: file ../src/organon/mortality.c, line 457.
> (gdb) run
> Starting program: /cygdrive/c/openfvs/organon/organon.exe
> Breakpoint 1, CALC_MORTALITY (n_coeffs=5, coeffs=0xa012280,
>     STAND_INFO=0x22fa20, N_TREES=20, TREES=0xa014190,
>     STAND_BA=68.48513800724038, N_FERTS=0, YRS_FERT=0xa014190,
> LBS_FERT=0x13)
>     at ../src/organon/mortality.c:457
> (gdb)
> and the window that now contains the breakpoint is blank. I 
> can type step 1
> or next 1 and then type list and the list shows up in the 
> gud/gdb window,
> but I need to be able to step through the source code. Is 
> this a bug or do I
> have some goofy config somewhere? I have no idea about how to diagnose
> this problem. Could someone give some hints?
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