>>>> "Martin" == Martin Buchholz
>>>> "SL" == SL Baur <steve(a)xemacs.org>
SL> nbecker <nbecker(a)fred.net> writes in
>> One of the coolest features of xemacs seems to be broken as
SL> I cannot duplicate this problem on either 21.0 or 21.2.
>> I have (require 'crypt)
>> If I visit a .tar.gz, it should not only ungzip, but will put
me in tar
>> mode. That doesn't work anymore. Instead I get
=i has size -59888002 - corrupted.
>> parsing tar file...2%
>> parsing tar file...1%
>> parsing tar file...
SL> Are you sure you don't have a corrupted .tar.gz file?
Martin> I have seen this error before, but also am not sure how to reproduce
Martin> it. I suspect it might be dependent on order of loading and autoloads
Martin> and such.
Martin> Does it go away if you
Martin> (require 'tar-mode)
Martin> (require 'crypt)
No, but if I do xemacs -q, load-lib crypt, then visit the file it
works. So you're correct that it is some interaction with some other
package. I'll try to isolate it, but my .emacs is getting pretty
large, so this may take some time...