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Re: Freeze with Emacs 21.1 and CVS Gnus

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Freeze with Emacs 21.1 and CVS Gnus
Date: Thu, 6 Dec 2001 16:20:13 +0200 (IST)

On Thu, 6 Dec 2001, Per Abrahamsen wrote:

> Using Emacs 21.1 and CVS Gnus, I get an uninteruptable infinite loop
> whenever selecting an article from the summary buffer with a subject
> that ends with a percent sign.

>From the backtrace (see below), my wild guess is that Gnus tries to 
display the article name in the mode line, and since the name includes a 
percent character, it tries to interpret that as a special mode-line 

> #36 0x806e31a in display_string (string=0x8161d05 "%", lisp_string=405170404, 
>     face_string=953702444, face_string_pos=51, start=0, it=0xbfffe824, 
>     field_width=0, precision=-59, max_x=0, multibyte=0) at xdisp.c:14372
> #37 0x806d40d in display_mode_element (it=0xbfffe824, depth=4, 
>     field_width=-12, precision=-12, elt=953702444) at xdisp.c:13539
> #38 0x806d6ce in display_mode_element (it=0xbfffe824, depth=3, 
>     field_width=-12, precision=-12, elt=1490400076) at xdisp.c:13689
> #39 0x806d6ce in display_mode_element (it=0xbfffe824, depth=1, field_width=0, 
>     precision=0, elt=1490697276) at xdisp.c:13689
> #40 0x806d130 in display_mode_line (w=0x8da3e20, face_id=MODE_LINE_FACE_ID, 
>     format=1490697308) at xdisp.c:13402

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