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Re: emacs crashed on windows-xp

From: Kim F. Storm
Subject: Re: emacs crashed on windows-xp
Date: Fri, 13 Oct 2006 01:11:21 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

>     It seems that the problem is that in redisplay_internal, the frame title 
> is
>     drawn _before_ the windows are updated, so the stuff which depends on 
>     actual window contents (such as %l) may fail to render properly -- and
>     even crash emacs as we have seen here.
> Making the frame title depend on the way the window was displayed is a
> somewhat strange thing to do.
>     Perhaps a simple fix would be to move the call to x_consider_frame_title
>     currently inside prepare_menu_bars to after we have completed the
>     window updates...
> That would be risky for various reasons (including the one in the
> comment).
> I think it might be best to disable the use of %l and %c in frame
> titles.

That may indeed be the simplest approach -- as the information may not
be up-to-date anyway...  Also, the frame-title isn't updated for every
redisplay, and doing so would be silly just for this purpose.

Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk

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