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Re: crash: x_error_quitter

From: Chong Yidong
Subject: Re: crash: x_error_quitter
Date: Sat, 12 May 2007 19:36:58 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.99 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>>     This is Yet Another Unnecessary X Protocol Error Crash, probably the
>>     5th or 6th one to date.  As I've said many times, it's not necessary
>>     for Emacs to crash on X protocol errors, since they are not fatal
>>     errors, and can occur on misconfigured X servers.  The only reason to
>>     crash is to annoy the user.
>> The reason we make this crash is so we can find the causes and fix them.
> Except I don't think we've found a single legitimate bug this way.
> Every time this comes up, we just end up adding yet another call to
> x_catch_error.  Since X "protocol errors" are really more like warning
> messages (as opposed to X "fatal errors"), I don't envision any other
> situation cropping up.

Anyway, I have indeed added yet another call to x_catch_error to the
branch and the trunk.

I also hereby dub Yet Another Uncaught X Error Crash === YAUXEC
(apologies to Stefan).

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