Description of problem: Clicking on the menu bar to the right of the Help entry freezes the emacs edit window. The cursor doesn't move and text can't be entered. Resizing the window resizes the frame but the contents don't resize. The edit window can be brought back to life by opening and closing a menu.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable): 23.1.1
How reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open Emacs
2. Open a document in edit mode
3. Click on the right of "Help" in the menu bar
Actual results: Emacs freezes
Expected results: Emacs shouldn't freeze and editing and other tasks should run smoothly
Created attachment 1112048 [details]
Patch to fix menus' bug
Emacs wasn't approved for RHEL-6.8.
(In reply to Jan Synacek from comment #7)
> Emacs wasn't approved for RHEL-6.8.
Will this be fixed in RHEL-6.9 release ? Can you give me an update ?
As far as I know, it won't be fixed, because Emacs wasn't approved for RHEL-6.9.
(In reply to Jan Synacek from comment #9)
> As far as I know, it won't be fixed, because Emacs wasn't approved for
Need a status update for customer.
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 shipped it's last Production 2 phase minor
release, RHEL 6.9, on March 21, 2016. On May 10, 2017, RHEL 6 exits
Production 2 phase and moves into Production 3 phase. For RHEL releases
in Production 3 phase, Red Hat will provide critical-impact security
fixes and urgent priority bug fixes for the last minor release but will
not provide any software enhancements or hardware enablement.
This BZ does not appear to meet the Product 3 phase inclusion criteria
described above so is being closed WONTFIX. If this BZ is critical for
your environment, please open a case in the Red Hat Customer Portal,
https://access.redhat.com, provide a thorough business justification and
ask that the BZ be re-opened for consideration. Please note, only
critical-impact security fixes and urgent priority bug fixes will be
considered, and no software enhancements or hardware enablement will be