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Re: Emacs 24.5 second release candidate

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs 24.5 second release candidate
Date: Thu, 02 Apr 2015 20:22:50 +0300

> Date: Thu, 2 Apr 2015 16:12:56 +0000
> From: Alan Mackenzie <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden, address@hidden, address@hidden,
>       address@hidden
> > Do you have an estimation of how much time you will need?
> Perhaps this evening, perhaps tomorrow morning.  It's one of these nasty
> little bugs which looks totally wierd and random until one stumbles upon
> the cause, after which it takes 2 minutes to fix.
> > Also, was this bug caused by a recent commit, and if so, which one?
> No, I don't think it was.  I think it was "unmasked" by a recent bug
> "fix", d69e9f1c24f37f36af33b0468c5a4e100dbb09b6 from 2015-02-01.  Oleh
> Krehel, the OP of the pertinent bug #20245, says that with that change
> reversed, the bug symptoms don't manifest themselves.  I haven't checked
> this yet, but it sounds plausible.  That fix is actually incomplete,
> requiring Monday/yesterday's fix to make it complete.
> I'm beginning to come round to the view that perhaps it might be best
> just to take d69e9f1c24f37f36af33b0468c5a4e100dbb09b6 out of Emacs 24.5,
> as Oleh Krehel has explicitly suggested.

Sounds plausible.  Please share your opinions after you study the

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