Commit c2970555 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii
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Add information about where to find GDB, and warn against --no-debug option

to configure.bat.
parent 662b4cfc
2007-05-22 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* INSTALL: Add information about where to find GDB, and warn
against --no-debug option to configure.bat.
2007-05-19 Eli Zaretskii <eliz@gnu.org>
* INSTALL: Fix URL of EmacsW32 site where building with image
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To configure Emacs to build with GCC or MSVC, whichever is available,
simply change to the `nt' subdirectory and run `configure.bat' with no
options. To see what options are available, run `configure --help'.
Do NOT use the --no-debug option to configure.bat unless you are
absolutely sure the produced binaries will never need to be run under
a debugger.
N.B. It is normal to see a few error messages output while configure
is running, when gcc support is being tested. These cannot be
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You should be able to debug Emacs using the debugger that is
appropriate for the compiler you used, namely DevStudio or Windbg if
compiled with MSVC, or GDB if compiled with GCC.
compiled with MSVC, or GDB if compiled with GCC. (GDB for Windows
is available from the MinGW site, http://www.mingw.org/download.shtml.)
When Emacs aborts due to a fatal internal error, Emacs on Windows
pops up an Emacs Abort Dialog asking you whether you want to debug
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