Numerous Issues Following Upgrade to 21.4.22
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Fri Jun 15 13:24:02 EDT 2012
Jake Colman writes:
> What's going on here? Have things broken so badly?
First I've heard of any of the above. But I suspect at this point
only a very few developers are using 21.4, so maybe we've just missed
it. (I have seen "(wrong type argument: stringp nil)" before, but not
in process sentinels.) It could also be Solaris-specific.
> I built XEmacs on SPARC Solaris-10 with the GCC 7.7.0 compiler.
I've heard very bad things about GCC 4.7. I can only imagine that 7.7
is far worse. :-)
Seriously, if you're using a bleeding edge GCC you might want to try
backing off to GCC 4.5 or so. Recent compilers tend to be quite
strict in their interpretation of ISO rules, especially if you have
optimization cranked up. Are you getting any warnings (especially
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