Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 238186
Typing å causes emacs to loop
Last modified: 2008-05-06 18:13:26 EDT
Description of problem:
If you enter the letter å emacs enters an infinite loop
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Happens every time
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open an xterm
2. Type "emacs -nw filename"
3. Press ctrl-q
4. Type the letter å
Emacs enters an infinite loop
Emacs writes the letter å in the buffer
If I disable UTF-8, emacs works as intended.
Please try putting
in your .emacs.
See bug 205859.
Another alternative would be to install emacs-22. A Fedora repo is available from
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to review this problem report further and diagnose/fix the
issue if it is still present. Since there have not been any
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requested additional information, we're assuming the problem
is either no longer present in the current Fedora release, or
that there is no longer any interest in tracking the problem.
Setting status to "CLOSED INSUFFICIENT_DATA". If you still
experience this problem after updating to our latest Fedora
release and can provide the information previously requested,
please feel free to reopen the bug report.
Thank you in advance.