>>>> "Ujval" == Ujval Jay Kapasi
Ujval> To whom it may concern, XEmacs crashed when I tried to
Ujval> invoke the 'vm' command. I am using an empty .emacs file
Ujval> just for testing and the error still occurs.
Sun Motif is known buggy, see below for quote from PROBLEMS. VM
usually uses multiple frames, so that might be it. I believe but
can't confirm at the moment that the problem described also occurred
on Solaris 2.6.
Ujval> Included as attachments are the details of the 'M-x
Ujval> describe-installation' command and the output on my screen
Ujval> after the error is included below. There was no 'core'
Ujval> file in the directory I ran XEmacs from.
Well, if it's not the Motif crash, we're really going to need a
backtrace from a core or a debugger, unless somebody can reproduce.
But you're more likely to be able to do that than anyone else, since
you've seen it once already.
You also might check to make sure that the Sun ld was used, not GNU
ld. The latter is known to have problems on Sun.
*** Crashes when using Motif libraries, especially with multiple frames.
Crashes that produce C-backtraces like this:
#0 0xfec9a118 in _libc_kill () from /usr/lib/libc.so.1
#1 0x77f48 in fatal_error_signal (sig=11)
#2 <signal handler called>
#3 0xfee929f4 in XFindContext () from /usr/openwin/lib/libX11.so.4
#4 0xfee92930 in XFindContext () from /usr/openwin/lib/libX11.so.4
#5 0xff297e54 in DisplayDestroy () from /usr/dt/lib/libXm.so.4
#6 0xfefbece0 in XtCallCallbackList () from /usr/openwin/lib/libXt.so.4
#7 0xfefc486c in XtPhase2Destroy () from /usr/openwin/lib/libXt.so.4
#8 0xfefc45d0 in _XtDoPhase2Destroy () from /usr/openwin/lib/libXt.so.4
#9 0xfefc43b4 in XtDestroyWidget () from /usr/openwin/lib/libXt.so.4
#10 0x15cf9c in x_delete_device (d=0x523f00)
are caused by buggy Motif libraries. Installing the following patches
has been reported to solve the problem on Solaris 2.7:
For information (although they have not been confirmed to work), the
equivalent patches for Solaris 2.8 are:
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