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Re: 23.0.60; Seg fault in xfaces.c at line 6703 (Emacs.app on GNUstep)

From: Dan Nicolaescu
Subject: Re: 23.0.60; Seg fault in xfaces.c at line 6703 (Emacs.app on GNUstep)
Date: Sun, 03 Feb 2008 09:19:05 -0800

Chris Hall <cjh@insidernewswire.com> writes:

  > On 2008-02-02 10:13:41 -1000 Dan Nicolaescu <dann@ics.uci.edu> wrote:
  > > Please note the Emacs.app is not included in emacs CVS, so we cannot
  > > help debug this. Your best choice is probably to report this to the
  > > Emacs.app maintainers.
  > Thank you for taking the time to reply.  I appreciate what you are
  > saying, and realize I should have been clearer as to why I submitted
  > the patch to this forum.
  > I think there are 2 issues here: the presence of the value '0x0' in a
  > field meant to contain a pointer to a face_cache struct, and what the
  > presence of that value causes to happen.
  > To me it seems that while almost certainly the former is an Emacs.app
  > issue, the latter is more likely an Emacs 23.0.60 issue.  I don't know
  > for sure, since I'm not an Emacs or Emacs.app hacker.

IMO, the latter should not happen because of the context of that
function's execution.  Please followup here if you have a positive proof
that of the contrary.

So if you haven't done it already, please report this issue to the
Emacs.app maintainers. It's not guaranteed that they read this list.
The earlier they know about issues like this, the earlier the Emacs.app
code can be merged into emacs.



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