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Re: Pretest next week

From: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
Subject: Re: Pretest next week
Date: Thu, 05 Mar 2009 09:56:01 +0900
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>>>>> On Sat, 31 Jan 2009 16:35:27 +0900, YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:

>>>>> On Sat, 31 Jan 2009 01:44:22 -0500, Richard M Stallman <address@hidden> 
>>>>> said:
>> If fixing this will require major changes, that may be a reason to
>> delay the pretest -- if someone is willing to working on these
>> major changes right away.

> In the platforms other than the Cocoa/GNUstep port, menu bar is
> uniformly activated by the x_activate_menubar call in
> kbd_buffer_get_event, which is called from read_char.  However, the
> Cocoa/GNUstep port activates the menu bar and starts mouse tracking
> in the context of read_socket_hook, which is supposed to be called
> from fairly random states of the Lisp interpreter.  (That port
> currently calls read_socket_hook only from limited locations, and
> that makes this problem obscured and the C-g handling improper.)

Correction: bug #2564 shows that even "read_socket_hook only from
limited locations" is problematic.  In the reported case,
read_socket_hook is called from the select (ns_select, actually) call
in wait_reading_process_output, and a menu bar activation there leads
to Lisp evaluation containing Faccept_process_output.

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu

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