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Re: signalling errors in redisplay


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: signalling errors in redisplay
Date: Wed, 5 Dec 2001 09:53:02 +0200 (IST)

> From: Dave Love <address@hidden>
> Date: 04 Dec 2001 13:52:11 +0000
> 
> >>>>> Eli Zaretskii writes:
> 
>  > AFAIK, it's a bug for redisplay code to signal an error, since that
>  > triggers another redisplay.  
> 
> I don't see why it has to be

Because the other redisplay initiated by Fsignal will again try to
display the same portion which caused the error, which will again call
Fsignal, etc., ad nauseum.

> This case is definitely a significant bug.  Is it getting fixed?

I don't know.  I'm not working on it, but I don't know if anyone else
does.



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