I'm sorry that I can not report any news on this one, except I've
downloaded Sun C 5.14 (Oracle Developer Studio 12.5) but I've not
installed the compiler on my site yet. I agree that it isn't right to
block the release of Emacs 26.1 due to this problem.
unblock 24655 by 26638thanks
From: Paul Eggert <address@hidden>Any news on this one?In any case, given the time since the last communication, and nosimilar reports from anyone else, it doesn't seem right to block therelease of Emacs 26.1 due to this problem.Thanks.
Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2017 12:21:49 -0700
For what it's worth I could not reproduce the problem on i386-pc-solaris2.11
with Sun C 5.12. Emacs did not crash at all.
My guess is that it's a bug in how unexec works in your environment. It's also
possible that it's a bug in your C compiler, though I think this less likely.
Unfortunately, it is hard to debug this sort of thing without access to the
Is it easy for you to try the latest C compiler from Oracle instead? The current
stable version is Sun C 5.14 (Oracle Developer Studio 12.5), which you can get here: