kai uwe tempel writes:
> Robert Pluim writes:
> > temu(a)medizin.uni-leipzig.de writes:
> > > XEmacs 21.4.5 "Civil Service" configured for `i386-debian-linux'.
> > This is debian unstable, I imagine?
> that's right. (but it isn't really unstable :)
> > XEmacs 21.5 (beta3) works fine on the same machine).
> i tried to avoid to install non-.deb packed programs. even i know (and
> tested) it works well (having 2 xemacs'es).
Ah, so this is the .deb you've installed? For some reason I thought
you were compiling it yourself (especially as I can't find it in the
standard unstable package list).
> Andy Piper writes:
> > Please check that you are not suffering from Xaw3d installed as
> > Xaw. I think debian is particularly susceptible to this.
> installed "as" xaw? i don't know.
> ../b # dpkg -l xaw*
I don't think this is the problem in this case.
> > <sigh> This turns out to be the -z combreloc crash, which I'd
> can i check this? where can i read about this?
If you look in the xemacs-beta archives it's described there. Don't
worry about it, your XEmacs is not suffering from that problem, mine
> sorry, by xemacs has no symbol table compiled in. i have to rebuild
> it: the only one i'd done was "cvs-status" and input the repository
> ../b # gdb /usr/bin/xemacs-21.4.5-nomule
> GNU gdb 5.0.90-cvs (MI_OUT)
> [... ] (gdb) run
> Starting program: /usr/bin/xemacs-21.4.5-nomule
> (no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...(no debugging symbols found)...
> (no debugging symbols found)...
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x40197de0 in XDrawLine () from /usr/X11R6/lib/libX11.so.6
> (gdb) quit
Whee! I can reproduce this, and it's the progress gauge falling
over. Andy, is there any useful info I can give you here?
There are two workarounds:
1. put (setq progress-feedback-use-echo-area t) in your .emacs file.
2. Install lesstif and lesstif-dev and recompile XEmacs
> ps: lots of thanks for your fast response.
That's what we're paid for ;-)