[Top][All Lists]

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

bug#6739: 24.0.50; hang in *VC-log* -- redisplaying?

From: rogers-emacs
Subject: bug#6739: 24.0.50; hang in *VC-log* -- redisplaying?
Date: Tue, 27 Jul 2010 12:43:51 -0400

   In emacs built from git on 17-July (on openSUSE GNU/Linux 11.0), I am
experiencing frequent hanging in *VC-log* buffers.  In a fresh *VC-log*
buffer, as soon as I type "SPC RET", the cursor disappears and I get no
response.  Typing C-g restores control, though sometimes I have to C-g
twice or more.  It appears to be a display problem, as the display
updates to reflect keystrokes typed before the C-g -- and sometimes the
first C-g will update the display partway, and the next will update it

   Burying or killing the *VC-log* buffer makes the problem go away.
Same with deleting the initial SPC character, which appears to be

   I have had no luck tracking this down any further.  Setting
debug-on-quit not only does not enter the debugger, it sometimes seems
to cause emacs to hang indefinitely.  I assume the next step would be to
start emacs under gdb, but I am not familiar enough with redisplay (or
gdb for that matter) to know what to look for.  Any help would be

                                        -- Bob Rogers

reply via email to

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