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Re: crash in RC branch

From: Francesco Potorti`
Subject: Re: crash in RC branch
Date: Mon, 23 Dec 2002 23:10:58 +0100

>    I had mistakenly visited a long (about 14MB) rmail file, and I hit C-g
>    while Emacs was reading it.  Since the connection is relatively slow,
>    and I was forward typing, I do not know exactly what were the last
>    commands.  However, this reminds me of a similar crash that I
>    experienced some months ago in a similar situation.
>    Today I have no time to try to debug it, and I do not expect to have
>    much in the next days.  Here is a backtrace:
>What I can tell anything from the backtrace alone
>is that PT is screwed up, not between BEGV and ZV.
>I suspect that quitting out of insert-file-contents left the
>data inconsistent.  However, I can't be sure none of your
>type-ahead was executed.
>If you can make this happen again, you could use recent_keys
>to see how much of your input actually got executed.

I still have the crashed emaca alive under gdb (in a `screen' window),
and perhaps during these holidays I'll find the time to look at it...

I tried to look at recent_keys, but wasn't able to parse its contents.

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