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Re: Freeze with Emacs 21.1 and CVS Gnus


From: ShengHuo ZHU
Subject: Re: Freeze with Emacs 21.1 and CVS Gnus
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 10:32:09 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.090004 (Oort Gnus v0.04) Emacs/21.1.50 (i686-pc-linux-gnu)

Eli Zaretskii <address@hidden> writes:

> 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 
> element.

Actually, Gnus quotes "%" in subjects. However, the case may happen if
Gnus truncates the second percent sign when the string is too long.

ShengHuo



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