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Re: [O] still seeing semi-regular lockups

From: Bastien
Subject: Re: [O] still seeing semi-regular lockups
Date: Thu, 15 May 2014 11:21:29 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.4.50 (gnu/linux)

Hi Eric,

Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:

> After Nicolas made the last round of improvements to the caching
> mechanism I got far fewer hangs with Org, but they are still happening.
> Maybe once a day or so, on average, editing something in an Org buffer
> causes emacs to hang, and my fans to spin up, and there we are until I
> kill emacs.

I've seen hiccups here and there, but generally, what happens is an
error, not an infinite hanging.

> It happens often enough that I guess it's worth running emacs under some
> kind of debugger -- at least, I assume that's the best way of catching
> the bug. I'm not really sure how to go hunting, though, so if anyone had
> any advice in this direction, that would be great.

I'd hunt for some infloop in parsing -- but cannot detail more than
that, problably Nicolas could.

> In the meantime, is there any way of interrupting emacs so it quits
> whatever its doing, without having to kill it? I've played around with
> sending different signals using "kill", just for fun, but everything
> I've tried either does nothing, or kills emacs altogether.

I have no suggestion here either, sorry :/


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