Problems running gdb in emacs on Windows 8.1

William M. (Mike) Miller
Thu Jun 18 12:10:00 GMT 2015

On Thu, Jun 18, 2015 at 7:53 AM, Jon TURNEY <> wrote:
> On 17/06/2015 15:53, William M. (Mike) Miller wrote:
>> I'm having numerous problems recently running gdb inside emacs (both
>> -w32 and -X11):
> [...]
>> All of these things used to work fine.  I'm not sure exactly when
>> things changed, as I didn't update my Cygwin installation for quite a
>> while.  My current installation has gdb 7.9.1-1 and emacs 24.5-1.
>> Any thoughts on what the problem might be and how to fix it would be
>> appreciated.
> gdb 7.9.1-1 is supposed to be marked as a test release, so I am not sure how
> you come to be running it without explicitly asking for it.
> In any case, you might try downgrading to gdb 7.8-2 to see if that changes
> anything.

Thanks for the reply.  Unfortunately, I was having the same problems
with gdb 7.8-2 and installed the latest to see if it helped.  It

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