Commit bce1d1af authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Improve documentation of gdb-mi.el

* lisp/progmodes/gdb-mi.el (gdb-show-changed-values)
(gdb-max-children): Doc fixes.

* doc/emacs/building.texi (Source Buffers, Stack Buffer)
(GDB User Interface Layout): Mention some additional
customizable variables.  (Bug#33548)
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......@@ -912,6 +912,7 @@ height and width values during the debugging session.
@cindex GDB User Interface layout
@vindex gdb-many-windows
@vindex gdb-show-main
If the variable @code{gdb-many-windows} is @code{nil} (the default),
@kbd{M-x gdb} normally displays only the GUD interaction buffer.
However, if the variable @code{gdb-show-main} is also non-@code{nil},
......@@ -1011,6 +1012,15 @@ allows you to go backwards, which can be useful for running through
code that has already executed, in order to examine its execution in
more detail.
@vindex gdb-mi-decode-strings
If the file names of the source files are shown with octal escapes,
set the variable @code{gdb-mi-decode-strings} to the appropriate
coding-system, most probably @code{utf-8}. (This is @code{nil} by
default because GDB may emit octal escapes in situations where
decoding is undesirable, and also because the program being debugged
might use an encoding different from the one used to encode non-ASCII
file names on your system.)
@node Breakpoints Buffer
@subsubsection Breakpoints Buffer
......@@ -1150,6 +1160,11 @@ also updates the Locals buffer
(described in the next section).
@end iftex
@vindex gdb-stack-buffer-addresses
If you want the frame address to be shown each stack frame,
customize the variable @code{gdb-stack-buffer-addresses} to a
non-@code{nil} value.
@node Other GDB Buffers
@subsubsection Other GDB Buffers
......@@ -1120,13 +1120,15 @@ line, and no execution takes place."
(defcustom gdb-show-changed-values t
"If non-nil change the face of out of scope variables and changed values.
Out of scope variables are suppressed with `shadow' face.
Changed values are highlighted with the face `font-lock-warning-face'."
Changed values are highlighted with the face `font-lock-warning-face'.
Used by Speedbar."
:type 'boolean
:group 'gdb
:version "22.1")
(defcustom gdb-max-children 40
"Maximum number of children before expansion requires confirmation."
"Maximum number of children before expansion requires confirmation.
Used by Speedbar."
:type 'integer
:group 'gdb
:version "22.1")
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