[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#2702: 23.0.91; ls -al under eshell doesn't work on Windows Vista

From: Derek Kivi
Subject: bug#2702: 23.0.91; ls -al under eshell doesn't work on Windows Vista
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 16:48:21 -0600

In eshell, running the command "ls -al" can produce the following error:


c:/Derek $ ls -al

total 593

Wrong type argument: integerp, -2023488832.0


From correspondence with Eli Zaretskii on the help-emacs-windows mailing

list, this is due to the fact that a user's uid can be a float larger than

an Emacs Lisp integer can hold.


The owner of the .. directory (c: itself) appears to be a user called



In GNU Emacs (i386-mingw-nt6.0.6001)

 of 2009-02-26 on LENNART-69DE564

Windowing system distributor `Microsoft Corp.', version 6.0.6001

configured using `configure --with-gcc (3.4) --no-opt --cflags -Ic:/g/include -fno-crossjumping'


Important settings:

  value of $LC_ALL: nil

  value of $LC_COLLATE: nil

  value of $LC_CTYPE: nil

  value of $LC_MESSAGES: nil

  value of $LC_MONETARY: nil

  value of $LC_NUMERIC: nil

  value of $LC_TIME: nil

  value of $LANG: ENC

  value of $XMODIFIERS: nil

  locale-coding-system: cp1252

  default-enable-multibyte-characters: t


Major mode: EShell


Minor modes in effect:

  tooltip-mode: t

  mouse-wheel-mode: t

  file-name-shadow-mode: t

  global-font-lock-mode: t

  font-lock-mode: t

  blink-cursor-mode: t

  global-auto-composition-mode: t

  auto-composition-mode: t

  auto-encryption-mode: t

  auto-compression-mode: t

  column-number-mode: t

  line-number-mode: t

  transient-mark-mode: t


Recent input:

M-x e s h e l l <return> l s SPC - a l <return> c d

<return> l s SPC - a l <return> c d SPC . . <return>

l s SPC - a l <return> <help-echo> <help-echo> M-x

r e p o r t - e m a c s - b u g <return>


Recent messages:

Loading em-basic...done

Loading em-cmpl...done

Loading em-dirs...done

Loading em-glob...done

Loading em-hist...done

Loading em-ls...done

Loading em-prompt...done

Loading em-script...done

Loading em-term...done

Loading em-unix...done

Derek Kivi
Senior Software Developer

QuIC Financial Technologies Inc.
Office: +1 403 210 8282
Mobile: +1 403 863 5204

Risk. Managed.

Confidentiality Notice: The information transmitted is intended only for the person(s) or entity(ies) to which it is addressed and may contain confidential and/or privileged material. Any review, retransmission, dissemination, or other use of, or taking of any action in reliance upon this information by persons or entities other than the intended recipient is prohibited. If you received this email in error, please contact the sender and delete the email and any related material from any computer.
ver. QuIC 0707

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]