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Re: Emacs (HEAD) crash on M$ (XP) built with MinGW

From: dhruva
Subject: Re: Emacs (HEAD) crash on M$ (XP) built with MinGW
Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 10:00:33 +0530


On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 10:26 PM, dhruva <address@hidden> wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 10:21 PM, dhruva <address@hidden> wrote:

>> I am able to narrow down to the minimum configuration you need in your
>> .emacs file to get this crash (following the steps I had mentioned
>> earlier).
>> I put the following lines in my .emacs, opened xdisp.c file and used
>> the arrow button to move down the lines. Once the cursor reached the
>> last visible line, the crash happens (before pulling the new lines
>> into visible frame).
>> This crash does not happen with a different font though (like courier)!
>> (setq inhibit-splash-screen t)
>> (setq *def-font
>>  "-*-Lucida Sans Typewriter-normal-*-*-mono-13-*-*-*-c-*-*-*")
>> (if (boundp '*def-font)
>>    (add-to-list 'default-frame-alist `(font . ,*def-font)))
> The crash does not happen with (increased the font size by 1 point):
> (setq inhibit-splash-screen t)
> (setq *def-font
>  "-*-Lucida Sans Typewriter-normal-*-*-mono-14-*-*-*-c-*-*-*")
> (if (boundp '*def-font)
>    (add-to-list 'default-frame-alist `(font . ,*def-font)))

Could anyone reproduce the crash? Due to lack of knowledge of the
display source code, I am not able to further analyze.


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