[Bug: 21.4.19] Binary characters in buffer causes emacs to crash
kehoea at parhasard.net
Sun Jun 25 03:50:07 EDT 2006
Ar an naoú lá is fiche de mí Bealtaine, scríobh Hoylen Sue:
> XEmacs crashes when trying to view a buffer that contains some strange
> binary (i.e. non-roman) characters in it.
This is a symptom of the incomplete multilingual support on Microsoft
Windows in 21.4. 21.4 doesn’t have the Unicode support necessary for
multilingual display on that platform; try 21.5 if using a beta version is
an option for you.
> It crashes and prints out the following message:
> Fatal error: assertion failed, file /usr/src/xemacs-21.4.19/src/redisplay-msw.c, line 563, runs[i].dimension == 1
> Aborted (core dumped)
> I first saw this bug when I had received some SPAM email containing
> Chinese or Japanese characters in it, and was reading the mail using
> Gnus. It would cause Xemacs to crash when trying to display the
> article summary buffer in Gnus (which I assume was trying to display
> the Subject line).
Santa Maradona, priez pour moi!
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