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Re: bug#7517: 24.0.50; repeated crash under Mac OS X

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: bug#7517: 24.0.50; repeated crash under Mac OS X
Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 15:19:05 +0200

> Date: Fri, 31 Dec 2010 14:10:45 +0100
> From: Jan Djärv <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden, 
>  address@hidden, address@hidden
> > Some bad interaction between VM and Emacs?
> That may be, but I was under the impression that Emacs internally should use 
> unicode, so why is it even allowed to set such a buffer name?  Shouldn't 
> Emacs 
> internals complain when given such strings, or convert them (if charset info 
> is available)?

Probably, but more information is needed.  Did you already find the
place where this string is used to create a buffer?  If so, can you
show me that place, and explain what sequence of calls led to it?

> Is setting buffer name with a non-ascii unibyte string considered as a bug? 

Yes, I think so.  Emacs should never use unibyte strings for buffer

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