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Re: Emacs exited with message “X protocol error: BadPixmap”


From: Joe Wells
Subject: Re: Emacs exited with message “X protocol error: BadPixmap”
Date: Sun, 12 Aug 2007 19:17:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.1 (gnu/linux)

Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:

> To debug an X protocol error, you need to do (x-synchronize t).
> That way xlib detects the error inside the primitive that failed.
> Normally it finds out about the error later on, inside
> some other primitive, so the backtrace is irrelevant to the cause
> of the error.

Thanks very much for this information!

>From reading the code, it is not clear whether this is enough to also
get core dump files from these errors.  What would I need to do to
ensure that such a crash produced a core dump file?

-- 
Joe




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