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bug#9463: 24.0.50; Errors should not be continuable


From: Helmut Eller
Subject: bug#9463: 24.0.50; Errors should not be continuable
Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 10:22:46 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

* Eli Zaretskii [2011-09-09 07:59] writes:

>> From: Helmut Eller <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 09 Sep 2011 09:36:59 +0200
>> 
>> > I agree with Stefan.  The current operation of `c' is consistent with
>> > what other debuggers do in this situation.  For example, when GDB
>> > catches a fatal signal, typing `c' will simply let the program
>> > continue with the signal, which may mean it will crash.
>> 
>> What's the point of being compatible with GDB but not with previous
>> versions of the Elisp debugger or for that matter with other Lisp
>> debuggers?
>
> At least some users expect the current behavior, I guess.

Well, agreed.  Ignorance is bliss.

Helmut






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