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Re: crash in emacs-21.1

From: Kenichi Handa
Subject: Re: crash in emacs-21.1
Date: Tue, 30 Oct 2001 16:39:31 +0900 (JST)
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Richard Stallman <address@hidden> writes:
>     Isn't the handling of #x9e (LEADING_CODE_8_BIT_CONTROL) incompatible
>     in the case?

> Handa would know for certain, but it could be correct.
> Emacs was changed to read multibyte strings and convert
> certain nonascii codes (is it 0200 to 0237?) to these
> multibyte sequences, and Fstring_as_unibyte converts
> them back to the "intended" single-byte sequences.

> Maybe the call to Fstring_as_unibyte was added specifically to do
> that.

Yes.  And, as far as I read the code, I can't find a bug.
So, we need a testcase.

> Meanwhile, as to debugging this problem, if someone can identify a
> single function whose byte code is invalid, running M-x disassemble on
> that function (instead of running it!) could show what is wrong.  Any
> of us, looking at the M-x disassemble output and comparing it with the
> source code, could get to the root of the problem.

I agree.

Ken'ichi HANDA

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