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Re: Help getting started debugging Emacs on macOS Sierra

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: Help getting started debugging Emacs on macOS Sierra
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 13:59:07 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 12 Aug 2017 20:43:58 +0900 (JST) Tino Calancha <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Sat, 12 Aug 2017, Itai Berli wrote:
>> Thanks. A new executable appeared in the src folder: emacs- this
>> the executable that I need to run to see the changes
>> I made?
> Yes, that one.
>> Generally speaking, whenever I make a change and rebuild, do I need to
>> change the target file that I run (emacs-, .3,
>> .4, etc.)?
> Yes, if you don't have bootstrap-emacs.
> In my sistem running GNU/Linux, everytime i rebuild i get: *) emacs-26.0.50.N
> (N=1,2,3, ...)
> *) i also get the file bootstrap-emacs; this file is overwritten after
>    every compilation.  I always chose bootstrap-emacs as the executable to
>    compile.

IIUC, on GNU/Linux bootstrap-emacs is a hard link to the latest
executable, and there should also be another hard link called simply
emacs; that's what I execute when I want the most recent built
executable.  I don't know if other platforms also have this setup.

Steve Berman

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