Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 185140
M-x man netstat in 'xemacs -f shell' gives a segmentation fault
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:27 EST
Description of problem:
XEmacs crashes whenever I do 'M-x man <return> netstat <return>'
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. start up: xemacs -f shell
2. M-x man RET netstat RET
Obviously, there may be something weird in my xemacs setup that makes the
problem not reproducible. (There is, of course, a bug in xemacs, because it
should never seg fault; but this report is only about the apparently-obvious case).
xemacs is now in Extras, changing product.
Can you reproduce with "xemacs -vanilla" or "xemacs -q"?
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 183643 ***
Yes, it crashes with 'xemacs -q'. (It doesn't with 'xemacs -q -nw')
This is all with 'yum update' as of about Mar 9 but w/ kernel 2025.
(In general, this xemacs is pretty crashy, certainly compared to the current FC4
one, which almost never crashes. I supplied this example because the recipe is
Keep up the good work!
I'm observing the same thing; xemacs is currently somewhat unstable and crashy
on FC5tX. I'm pretty certain that this has to do with FC5's font/UTF-8
configuration issues (see bug 180284) which triggers a bug elsewhere in XEmacs
resulting in these crashes. Note that (at least for me) starting up in a
non-UTF8 locale, eg. with "LANG=C xemacs", avoids this crash just like in bug