Commit f8a07fa6 authored by Eli Zaretskii's avatar Eli Zaretskii

Improve documentation of 'gdb-many-windows'

* doc/emacs/building.texi (GDB User Interface Layout): Add advice
for using a separate frame for 'gdb-many-windows'.
parent f8240079
......@@ -916,6 +916,14 @@ layout by typing @kbd{M-x gdb-restore-windows}. To toggle
between the many windows layout and a simple layout with just the GUD
interaction buffer and a source file, type @kbd{M-x gdb-many-windows}.
If you have an elaborate window setup, and don't want
@code{gdb-many-windows} to disrupt that, it is better to invoke
@kbd{M-x gdb} in a separate frame to begin with, then the arrangement
of windows on your original frame will not be affected. A separate
frame for GDB sessions can come in especially handy if you work on a
text-mode terminal, where the screen estate for windows could be at a
You may also specify additional GDB-related buffers to display,
either in the same frame or a different one. Select the buffers you
want by typing @code{M-x gdb-display-@var{buffertype}-buffer} or
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