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Re: Emacs stuck on VMware.

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: Emacs stuck on VMware.
Date: Wed, 3 Jun 2009 16:45:55 +0200

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 4:03 PM, Lennart Borgman
<address@hidden> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:57 PM, Lennart Borgman
> <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I have seen this too. What I have also seen is that doing something
>> bad in font-lock can cause freezes. You can't even close Emacs.
>> This should of course never happen with a GUI app so there is some bug
>> here. I am not sure about how things are structured, but as I
>> understands it idle timers (where font locking is done) runs in the
>> command loop. Then the code doing the font locking or screen update
>> must yield to the GUI thread. I suppose it does not do that in some
>> parts of the code.
> Eh, I mean that the problem might be an assumption in the code that
> the command loop fixes this, but it does not because the execution
> never gets back to the point where the command loop waits. (Emacs
> loops and uses as much CPU as it can here.)

... and it seems like it also happens under Ubuntu so my assumption is
clearly not entire correct ...

>> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
>> From: Andy Stewart <address@hidden>
>> Date: Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 1:34 PM
>> Subject: Re: Emacs stuck on VMware.
>> To: address@hidden
>> Hi,
>> Kwanghoon Choi <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Dear All,
>>> I am using Emacs 22 GTK on VMware (where Ubuntu runs).
>>> It is typical of me to suspend VMware before I leave my work place and to 
>>> wake up it every morning.
>>> Sometimes, my emacs windows are found to get stuck showing only blank 
>>> screens when I wake up VMware.
>>> If this happens, I have to kill the emacs application process and to launch 
>>> it again.
>>> This cumbersome situation happens a few times for a month or so, but not 
>>> always.
>>> This kind of bug description might not good to get interests from you, but 
>>> this is all I can
>>> explain. Sigh.
>>> I am wondering if there is anybody has the same experience.
>> This not just happened in VMware, i run Emacs in Ubuntu linux (host OS).
>> It will freeze if i don't type anything long time.
>> This situation happens almost 1 times per 2 days.
>> I think it's something bug of elisp code.
>> Hope maintainer will test this bug.
>> elisp code is not stable enough when code is too large.
>>  -- Andy

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