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Re: Emacs crashes

From: Nick Roberts
Subject: Re: Emacs crashes
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:25:44 +1300

 >      > A simple list of values recorded in last_marked[] won't do.  You need
 >      > to correlate it with the innermost frames you see in the backtrace,
 >      > and from that correlation figure out the name of the Lisp data
 >      > structure that is being marked.  The connection between the values
 >      > recorded in last_marked[] will be revealed if you look at the code,
 >      > because, e.g., when GC finds a cons, it recursively marks its car and
 >      > its cdr.  By looking at the code, you should be able to find this and
 >      > other similar connections between the values, like A being a property
 >      > of B etc.
 >     OK, this tells me more than I could find in DEBUG. 
 > Could you add some of that to DEBUG?

It would be better coming from Eli, but I will do this if he doesn't have the

Nick                                           http://www.inet.net.nz/~nickrob

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