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bug#2099: 23.0.60; `mark_object' with larger nested objects crashes Emac

From: markus . triska
Subject: bug#2099: 23.0.60; `mark_object' with larger nested objects crashes Emacs
Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2016 20:57:49 +0100

> Sorry, I don't understand: what testing? Can you describe the
> real-life use case behind this bug report? The recipe as shown looks
> like a deliberate way to cause Emacs to overflow its stack; surely,
> that's not what you intended to test?

That's not what I intended to test: Emacs crashing on such datastructures
prevents more serious automatic tests that can, among other data, also
create such structures. So far, this shortcoming has prevented my working
further on such tests.

I find it hard to believe that a way to crash Emacs is somehow *not*
considered a bug. If that is the case, I agree with what Glenn recently
said: Just deal with this report in any way you wish.

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