On Fri, Nov 19, 1999 at 05:23:06PM +0000, Nick Lamb wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 19, 1999 at 05:12:47PM +0100, Marc Lehmann wrote:
> > Is there a way to disable the libgimp signal handlers? (Yes, I could add
> > a disgusting hack myself, but I don't want to). They do not serve any
> > purpose that a coredump wouldn't as well (so I don't see the advantage).
> 
> (me too)
> 
> I think I mentioned this before, did someone say they won't be in "consumer"
> ie 1.2.x builds of Gimp?

Yah, iirc we discussed this earlier. In 1.2 they'll be disabled by default.
 
> When you're debugging trivial crash errors in Gimp the handlers are often
> the best way to get traces out quickly, but 99% of the time they are
> just an annoying and extraordinary thing. Can we (by default) disable them?

It's much easier to tell novice user to just press "S" then instruct them
how to use gdb.

-Yosh

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