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Re: "memory full" during redisplay

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: "memory full" during redisplay
Date: Tue, 09 Dec 2014 14:27:16 -0800
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On 12/09/2014 10:09 AM, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
However, signaling an error in the middle of redisplay is not a good
idea, because Emacs will immediately re-enter redisplay, again signal
an error, etc.

Does the code call 'memory_full', or does it signal an error directly? If the former, memory_full should free enough spare memory so that the redisplay should work and if that's not happening I'd be curious to know why. If the latter, perhaps this should be changed to be the former.

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