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Re: minibuffer-message segfault


From: Thomas R. Shannon
Subject: Re: minibuffer-message segfault
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2003 00:06:28 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2

Andreas Schwab <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Thomas R. Shannon) writes:
> 
> |> 1. Start an xterm (rxvt).
> |> 2. Type "emacs" at the command prompt to start Emacs.
> |> 3. Type the following in the *scratch* buffer:
> |> 
> |>    (minibuffer-message nil)
> |> 
> |> 4. Evaluate the command with M-x eval-region
> |> 
> |> 5. Emacs fails (i.e. the program stops running and Emacs disappears
> |>    from the display).  The following error message appears in the
> |>    terminal followed by the new command prompt:
> |> 
> |>    Fatal error (11).Segmentation fault
> |> 
> |> Emacs should handle this error without segfaulting.
> 
> Thanks for the report, this will be fixed in the next release.

Glad it helped.

Tom S.
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