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bug#28850: 26.0.90; Error running timer 'jit-lock-stealth-fontify': (err


From: Basil L. Contovounesios
Subject: bug#28850: 26.0.90; Error running timer 'jit-lock-stealth-fontify': (error "Invalid search bound (wrong side of point)")
Date: Tue, 30 Apr 2019 13:57:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden> writes:

> The cause of this is a (search-forward-regexp <regexp> limit t) in a loop, 
> where
> the code fails to check (< (point) limit) at the start.  In textprop.c in
> master, it so happens that the last successful iteration of the loop
> leaves point beyond limit.  So we get the exception.
>
> This is easy to correct, but first I'm going to check for all the other
> places where the same mistake occurs.  Expect a patch soon!

How exciting!  Thanks for looking into this so quickly.

-- 
Basil





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