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Re: turning on global-font-lock-mode by default?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: turning on global-font-lock-mode by default?
Date: Fri, 08 Jul 2005 09:23:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

"Richard M. Stallman" <address@hidden> writes:

>     Is there anything left to do in order to turn on global-font-lock-mode
>     by default? As far as I know it should be possible to do now.
> I have occasionally had crashes in Emacs that have been running for a
> while.  I think there is still a bug in the handling of memory-full
> conditions.
> This Emacs has been running for about 2 weeks.  I started it after the
> last one crashed rather disastrously.  This tells me that my code
> which disables font-locking when memory is nearly full is not
> sufficient.

Does setting gc-cons-threshold to a small value like 4000 increase the
likelihood of the crash?  It's one of the things I try on sporadic

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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