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bug#6180: 23.2; Windows XP: crash when scrolling down after 'M-x describ
bug#6180: 23.2; Windows XP: crash when scrolling down after 'M-x describe-fontset' or 'C-h h'
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 20:27:55 -0400
Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.1 (gnu/linux)
[Adding David Ernst back on cc, on the off chance he might still be
interested after all these years]
Robert Cochran <address@hidden> writes:
> Windows XP has been completely EOL'd since April 8, 2014 (a little over
> 2 years at the time of writing). I'm not entirely sure of the official
> policy on supporting OSes that are no longer supported by their
Well, in practice the policy is that we support whatever people are
willing to provide support for. And Eli is willing to support Windows
versions that are even older than XP.
> The only thing that we can reasonably do IMO is check newer Windows and
> see if problems persist.
This sounds a lot like 23935 (i.e., it's likely to be font-specific),
though Drew reported (on Windows 7) that 24.5, 23.4.1, and 22.3 did not
crash when displaying HELLO. I think we may as well close both as
unreproducible, as there doesn't seem to be any possiblity of making
progress on them.
bug#6180: 23.2; Windows XP: crash when scrolling down after 'M-x describe-fontset' or 'C-h h', Richard Stallman, 2016/08/25