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Re: Pretest?

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: Pretest?
Date: Sun, 04 Mar 2007 21:38:53 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.95 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> Giorgos Keramidas <address@hidden> writes:
>>   FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT #0: Tue Feb 27 01:25:46 EET 2007
>> While I'm running the GTK+ version, however, I can crash Emacs in
>> emacs_blocked_free() by following the steps outlined below:
>> * Run Emacs inside gdb:
>> * Run M-x gnus-agent-batch while my network connection is
>>   disabled, and let it time-out.  It prompts me for going into
>>   `off-line mode', to which I reply `yes'.
>> * The next time I input C-z Emacs crashes with a backtrace of:
> I can't seem to reproduce this on GNU/Linux (I don't have a FreeBSD
> box handy).  It's strange that gnus-agent batch has anything to do
> with it.  Have you been able to reproduce the C-z crash in any other
> circumstance?  (It is better to get a recipe not involving gnus, since
> that might depend on your newsgroup settings.)
> In any case, the backtrace indicates that the crash occurs deep in
> GTK/Glib.  If you look at what is occurring in the Emacs code, what
> we're doing is perfectly innocuous: gdk_pixbuf_new_from_xpm_data() is
> called on a static character array containing an XPM image.  So the
> bug is probably in GTK or Glib, not in Emacs.

Could not possibly have anything to do with the following?

2007-03-01  Kenichi Handa  <address@hidden>

        * process.c (send_process_object): Check the process status and
        signal an error if something is wrong.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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