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Re: Crashes when pressing ^G in minibuffer


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Crashes when pressing ^G in minibuffer
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 16:58:24 +0200

> From: Alf-Ivar Holm <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2001 15:47:31 +0200 (MET DST)
> 
> I've not managed to reproduce this error in an empty emacs (-q), but
> I've got this crash twice while running gnus (and lots of other setup
> stuff loaded from a lot of different files) and both times while I was
> editing the prompt to "M-x man".  The initial message and backtrace
> from gdb (Note: emacs21 was started with "run -nw" in gdb):
> 
> Program received signal SIGINT, Interrupt.
> 0xfef9629c in _poll () from /usr/lib/libc.so.1
> (gdb) backtrace
> #0  0xfef9629c in _poll () from /usr/lib/libc.so.1
> #1  0xfef4e86c in select () from /usr/lib/libc.so.1
> #2  0x191afc in wait_reading_process_input ()
> #3  0x4cb54 in sit_for ()
> #4  0x4cc68 in Fsit_for ()

I'm confused: this isn't a crash, this is SIGINT.  SIGINT is the
signal produced by C-g in Emacs.  And since you pressed C-g, it's
quite expected to get a SIGINT.

Is it possible that this is a result of Gnus running some async code
behind your back (off an idle timer), and thus your C-g interrupts
that Gnus code?



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