Rev 4581: NEWS and HACKING entries. in

John Arbash Meinel john at
Fri Jul 31 15:53:37 BST 2009


revno: 4581
revision-id: john at
parent: john at
committer: John Arbash Meinel <john at>
branch nick: 1.18-sigbreak
timestamp: Fri 2009-07-31 09:52:10 -0500
  NEWS and HACKING entries.
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=== modified file 'NEWS'
--- a/NEWS	2009-07-30 14:24:06 +0000
+++ b/NEWS	2009-07-31 14:52:10 +0000
@@ -113,6 +113,11 @@
   than VFS methods.  For example, pushes of small branches with tags take
   11 rather than 18 smart server requests.  (Andrew Bennetts, #398608)
+* Sending Ctrl-Break on Windows will now drop you into the debugger, in
+  the same way that sending Ctrl-\\ does on other platforms.
+  (John Arbash Meinel)

=== modified file 'doc/en/developer-guide/HACKING.txt'
--- a/doc/en/developer-guide/HACKING.txt	2009-06-15 07:22:34 +0000
+++ b/doc/en/developer-guide/HACKING.txt	2009-07-31 14:52:10 +0000
@@ -1167,10 +1167,12 @@
 then bzr will go into pdb post-mortem mode when an unhandled exception
-If you send a SIGQUIT signal to bzr, which can be done by pressing
-Ctrl-\\ on Unix, bzr will go into the debugger immediately.  You can
-continue execution by typing ``c``.  This can be disabled if necessary
-by setting the environment variable ``BZR_SIGQUIT_PDB=0``.
+If you send a SIGQUIT or SIGBREAK signal to bzr then it will drop into the
+debugger immediately. SIGQUIT can be generated by pressing Ctrl-\\ on
+Unix.  SIGBREAK is generated with Ctrl-Pause on Windows (some laptops have
+this as Fn-Pause).  You can continue execution by typing ``c``.  This can
+be disabled if necessary by setting the environment variable
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