[Bug: 21.4.22] Crash while idle
rsparapa at mcw.edu
Tue Jun 22 09:58:40 EDT 2010
On 06/21/10 08:16 PM, Stephen J. Turnbull wrote:
> Rodney Sparapani writes:
> > I've been having this problem for a while, but usually it did not
> > produce a core file, but today I got lucky :o)
> Thank you for the backtrace.
> Do you know what signal caused the crash?
No, it usually happens when XEmacs is idling. In this case, I
just selected a GNOME window and it went down. I don't think
GNOME would have sent it a signal, but I'm guessing.
> > Loaded symbols for /lib/libthread.so.1
> > #0 0x080b54b1 in Fbyte_code (instructions=149954084,
> > constants=151679680, stack_depth=9) at bytecode.c:2403
> > 2403 program = alloca_array (Opbyte, 1 + 2 * XSTRING_LENGTH
> > (instructions));
> alloca is a hairy, extremely system-dependent function. It
> manipulates the C stack. It could easily be an OS or compiler bug.
> (Not to say that it isn't an XEmacs bug, but this one may be hard to
> track down and fix.)
> > Relocating allocator for buffers: yes
> > GNU version of malloc: yes
> This unfortunately doesn't tell me which alloca was used, and there
> may be several possibilities (including an XEmacs hack which provides
> alloca on machines that don't have it). Can you send us the
> config.log for this build?
I'll try attaching it to this email.
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