Commit c734f28e authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Fix bug #18113 with ambiguous wording in etc/DEBUG.

 etc/DEBUG: Improve wording.
parent e72e6612
......@@ -7,9 +7,9 @@ See the end of the file for license conditions.
[People who debug Emacs on Windows using Microsoft debuggers should
read the Windows-specific section near the end of this document.]
** When you debug Emacs with GDB, you should start it in the directory
where the executable was made (the 'src' directory in the Emacs source
tree). That directory has a .gdbinit file that defines various
** When you debug Emacs with GDB, you should start GDB in the directory
where the Emacs executable was made (the 'src' directory in the Emacs
source tree). That directory has a .gdbinit file that defines various
"user-defined" commands for debugging Emacs. (These commands are
described below under "Examining Lisp object values" and "Debugging
Emacs Redisplay problems".)
......@@ -21,7 +21,9 @@ you will see a warning when GDB starts, like this:
warning: File ".../src/.gdbinit" auto-loading has been declined by your `auto-load safe-path' set to "$debugdir:$datadir/auto-load".
There are several ways to overcome that difficulty, they are all
described in the node "Auto-loading safe path" in the GDB user manual.
described in the node "Auto-loading safe path" in the GDB user
manual. If nothing else helps, type "source /path/to/.gdbinit RET" at
the GDB prompt, to unconditionally load the GDB init file.
** When you are trying to analyze failed assertions or backtraces, it
is essential to compile Emacs with flags suitable for debugging.
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