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bug#11634: 24.1; Emacs fails to start, bidi_mirror_table is nil in bidi_
bug#11634: 24.1; Emacs fails to start, bidi_mirror_table is nil in bidi_initialize
Wed, 06 Jun 2012 05:53:14 +0300
> Date: Tue, 5 Jun 2012 23:35:47 +0200
> From: Ulrich Mueller <address@hidden>
> Forwarding downstream bug: <https://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=419665>
> Fred Krogh has reported startup failures for the Emacs 24.1 release
> candidate. emacs -Q aborts with "Fatal error (6)Aborted".
> A gdb backtrace is included below, showing that Emacs aborts in
> function bidi_initialize because bidi_mirror_table is nil.
My crystal ball says that this happened because Emacs 24 was run with
EMACSLOADPATH set to point to Emacs 23 Lisp directory, or to a Lisp
directory of a very old development version of Emacs 24, not to the
Lisp directory of Emacs 24.1.