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Random "Regular expression too big"

From: Rob Emanuele
Subject: Random "Regular expression too big"
Date: Mon, 7 Jul 2008 12:03:31 -0700


Every now and again I've been getting an error "Regular expression too
big".  This seems to occur randomly.  Sometimes it can occur on
startup and emacs never opens.  Other times emacs opens and these
messages below are listed out.  Yet other times it'll happen in the
middle of my work while I'm saving, setting the fontset, or doing some
otherwise innocuous task.

This is with emacs:
GNU Emacs 22.1.1 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.12.5) of
2008-05-23 on

This will still happen even if I remove my .emacs and even if I remove

("emacs" "production/main.cpp")
Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/focus-init.el (source)...done
Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/igrep-init.el (source)...done
Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/php-mode-init.el (source)...done
Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/po-mode-init.el (source)...done
Loading /usr/share/emacs/site-lisp/site-start.d/rpm-spec-mode-init.el
For information about the GNU Project and its goals, type C-h C-p.
Loading cc-mode...done
File mode specification error: (invalid-regexp "Regular expression too big")
Loading vc-svn...done
Loading vc...done
vc-svn-parse-status: Invalid regexp: "Regular expression too big"
mouse-drag-region: Invalid regexp: "Regular expression too big" [2 times]
byte-code: Beginning of buffer
Error in menu-bar-update-hook: (invalid-regexp Regular expression too big)

Thank you for any help fixing this or working around it!


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