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Re: Asynchronous bug

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Asynchronous bug
Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 19:26:18 +0300

> From: "Stefan Monnier" <monnier+gnu/emacs/address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 01 May 2003 11:53:12 -0400
> > > 
> > > I've been getting random crashes for a while and finally tracked it
> > > down to something useful.  The way it manifests itself is typically
> > > by a crash in mark_object, most of the time because the value of
> > > `nil' is garbage pointing to nowhereland.
> > 
> > Please show the value of `nil' (in hex) in a normal session and its
> > garbled value when this problem happens.
> I don't think this is relevant.
> The problem is asynchrony.

Sorry if I'm being not useful, but I just thought that the value of
`nil' should _never_ change, ever.

I once had to debug a problem where `nil' changed its value, and
naturally thought that you have something similar on your hands, and
that I could help.  But if you are sure my question cannot possibly
lead to useful ideas, by no means don't waste your time on my

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