[Bug: 21.5-b28] Bogus motion of modeline
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sun Feb 24 23:17:15 EST 2008
Antbody know anything about this?
To get minibuffer/echo-area resizing, you need to enable
Barry Warsaw writes:
> BTW, while I have you here :). Are you aware of a modeline bug in
> 21.5.28 that's definitely not present in 21.5.27? I've verified this
> on both Ubuntu and OS X. To reproduce: split the window in half, then
> M-x emacs-version RET. The output of emacs-version is more than one
> line, and you see the full output in the echo area. However, when you
> then hit C-g to clear the echo, it returns to a 1-line height
> minibuffer, but the modeline that should be in the center of the
> window has now crept upward by one line. Keep doing it long enough
> and the middle mode line will reach the top of the window.
> Where this really bites you is when you're prompted to save a file to
> a path that's bigger than 80 characters long. Do that enough and your
> top window just gets slowly eaten away.
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