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Re: emacs coding modes need 'Suspend Disbelief' button


From: Óscar Fuentes
Subject: Re: emacs coding modes need 'Suspend Disbelief' button
Date: Fri, 19 May 2017 13:42:41 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Jason Vas Dias <address@hidden> writes:

> And in some modes, such as shell script mode, and also
> cc-mode, it is still possible to core-dump Emacs (latest 25.2 version)
> simply by entering partial source code too slow or too fast , because of this
> continuous syntax-checking .
> I have core-dumped emacs several times recently by doing this -
> one example that works pretty reliably is to start defining a
> function within a function in shell-script - there is a timing
> related bug , if you don't enter the opening '{' fast enough,
> emacs will core-dump .

Please use M-x report-emacs-bug and provide the exact details for
reproducing the bug, preferably starting with `emacs -Q'.

> Is there any way to globally turn off continuous syntax checking
> for all modes ?

Try putting

(global-font-lock-mode -1)

in your .emacs.




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