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Re: [GOLDSTAR] Re: gdb pty problem [Was: emacs gud-interface is not updated after gdb command execution (maybe because of incomplete output from gdb)]
- From: Andrew Schulman <schulman dot andrew at epa dot gov>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 01 Jun 2016 22:08:51 -0400
- Subject: Re: [GOLDSTAR] Re: gdb pty problem [Was: emacs gud-interface is not updated after gdb command execution (maybe because of incomplete output from gdb)]
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> On Jun 1 16:01, Ken Brown wrote:
> > On 6/1/2016 3:54 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > On Jun 1 15:05, Ken Brown wrote:
> > > > On 6/1/2016 2:28 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > > > > On Jun 1 11:22, Ken Brown wrote:
> > > > > > And this also fixes the original problem in emacs that started the thread:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > https://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2016-05/msg00318.html
> > > > >
> > > > > I reverted commit 252a07b0ad3353abcd0fcd9b1b65ff977acd679e in git master
> > > > > for now, unless we find a reason to rework this again.
> > > >
> > > > Thanks. By the way, I'd like to take the opportunity to thank Peter Castro
> > > > for the Cygwin Time Machine
> > > > (http://www.fruitbat.org/Cygwin/#cygwintimemachine). The bisection I did,
> > > > spanning a period of about 4 years, would have been virtually impossible
> > > > without it.
> > >
> > > Huh. I was thinking of git bisect. It's incredibly helpful. But, yes,
> > > all power to the Cygwin time machine :)
> > I first used the time machine to narrow down the problem to between 1.7.35
> > and 2.0.0. Then I used git bisect to finish the job. But even for that I
> > needed the time machine; for example, I needed an old version of the w32api
> > headers in order to build an old cygwin1.dll.
> Wow, thanks for going to such great lengths to track down the
> regression. Andrew, do we have a GOLDSTAR for Ken here? He really
> deserves it.
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