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bug#29063: C-g not quitting minibuffer

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#29063: C-g not quitting minibuffer
Date: Sat, 04 Nov 2017 10:17:21 +0200

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> From: Apocalypse Mystic <address@hidden>
> Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2017 21:53:28 -0400
> I just updated my other ubuntu system and it works fine, so I don't know that 
> it will be easy to isolate that way.
> The one thing I do notice that is different between the two systems is that 
> when I toggle-debug-on-quit, and
> then try to quit out of the M-x minibuffer, my broken emacs has one extra 
> line in the debugger print out before
> everything else that is missing from the working emacs:
> Debugger entered--Lisp error: (quit)
> internal-timer-start-idle()
> ...
> I don't really know the emacs internals or timers that well, but might that 
> mean something like that my C-g's
> are getting eaten by quitting out of a frequently restarting 
> internal-timer-start-idle call? I'm not sure what calls it
> or if that helps any. It may just be normal functioning, but maybe it means 
> something to someone who knows
> emacs better than I do. I notice it is in this description of the same issue:
> https://github.com/abo-abo/swiper/issues/922
> If I can provide any other information that might be helpful, just let me 
> know.

I guess it would be interesting to know which idle timer was
interrupted by C-g in your case.

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