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Re: emacs 22.1.50 death on 64-bit Windows

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: emacs 22.1.50 death on 64-bit Windows
Date: Tue, 22 May 2007 09:44:52 +0300

> Date: Mon, 21 May 2007 16:11:01 -0700
> From: Kevin Layer <layer@franz.com>
> Start up the 32-bit version of emacs (I know of no 64-bit version)
> with -q and eval this in *scratch*:
>    (start-process "foo" "*foo*" "c:/windows/notepad.exe")
> and your emacs will disappear after a couple of seconds.

Problems in CVS versions of Emacs are better reported to
emacs-devel@gnu.org, not here.  This list is for released versions of

> Ideas for debugging?

First, can you try the latest pretest of Emacs 22.1?  You can find it


It is more important now to fix bugs in the pretest because we expect
to release v22.1 very soon.  By contrast, v22.1.50 is the development
version that will not be released for at least a few months.

If the above pretest also crashes on 64-bit Windows, the best way to
debug this is to run Emacs under a debugger (GDB if your Emacs was
compiled with GCC or Visual Studio if it was compiled by MSVC).

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