[GNC-dev] A little hint for xcode usage (scheme)

Christopher Lam christopher.lck at gmail.com
Mon Mar 9 00:52:02 EDT 2020

Emacs + magit + ripgrep does all we need...

On Mon, 9 Mar 2020, 11:44 am Mike Alexander, <mike at msalexander.com> wrote:

> I used to use XEmacs much like John describes, although I did use the
> debugging mode in XEmacs.  That was long enough ago that lldb wasn't
> around, at least not for what I was working on.  Now I use XCode for
> debugging and BBEdit for editing.  They work together pretty well and
> XCode's debugging GUI is quite nice.  I remember debugging using address
> stops and console switches, so this is a big step up.
>         Mike
> On 8 Mar 2020, at 23:27, John Ralls wrote:
> > From the command line, lldb bin/gnucash
> >
> > br se -n foo
> > or you can use the gdb compatibility version, b foo.
> >
> > emacs gud mode apparently doesn't support lldb and I've never bothered
> > to try anyway. I do sometimes wish for compiling in emacs when I'm
> > working through 400 lines of template errors, but so far not enough to
> > figure out how to import all of the necessary environment to make it
> > work. Immediate productivity always seems more important than taking a
> > week to learn a new tool.
> >
> > I'm occasionally tempted to consider switching to bbedit or vscode,
> > but after 35 years of emacs it would be a lot of learning time that
> > could be spent on more useful things.
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