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Re: Bisecting display bugs

From: Clément Pit--Claudel
Subject: Re: Bisecting display bugs
Date: Sat, 23 Jul 2016 09:22:12 -0400
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On 2016-07-23 04:51, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
>> Cc: Emacs developers <address@hidden>
>> From: Clément Pit--Claudel <address@hidden>
>> Date: Fri, 22 Jul 2016 14:55:36 -0400
>> Thanks for your comments! I've attached an updated patch.
> LGTM, thanks.  One comment:
>> +- You should produce the ‘../reproduce-your-bug.el’ script on your own
>> +  (it should check if the bug exists, and return the right error code
>> +  using ‘(kill-emacs EXIT-CODE)’).
> Suggest to say explicitly what is "the right error code" (yes, that
> means repeating what you said just 20 lines above, but the relation is
> not 100% clear).

Thanks; here's a diff against the previous patch (I've attached the updated 
patch). I also added a note about full rebuilds.

Some caveats:

-  make sure your uncommitted changes are saved somewhere else.
+  make sure your uncommitted changes are saved somewhere else.  Also,
+  for bisecting small ranges, a full clean and rebuild might not be
+  needed.
-  using ‘(kill-emacs EXIT-CODE)’).
+  using ‘(kill-emacs EXIT-CODE)’: 1 if the bug is present, 0 if it is
+  not, and 125 if it can't tell).


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