Bug 446738 - Emacs frames unexpectedly resizing
Summary: Emacs frames unexpectedly resizing
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: emacs
Version: 8
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Daniel Novotny
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-05-15 19:55 UTC by Damien Kick
Modified: 2009-01-09 06:30 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 06:30:47 UTC

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Description Damien Kick 2008-05-15 19:55:21 UTC
Description of problem:

Occasionally, the current selected emacs frame resizes without my having
requested it.  Here is the output from "C-h l"

<return> C-x b <return> d <return> C-x b <return> d
<return> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <switch-frame> C-x b E t s O r <tab> O
<tab> c <tab> <return> M-g 3 2 3 <return> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <help-echo> <switch-frame> <down-mouse-5>
<mouse-5> <double-down-mouse-5> <double-mouse-5> <triple-down-mouse-5>
<triple-mouse-5> <down-mouse-5> <mouse-5> <double-down-mouse-5>
<double-mouse-5> <triple-down-mouse-5> <triple-mouse-5>
<down-mouse-4> <mouse-4> C-x C-f <backspace> <return>
d d d d d d d <return> C-x b <return> d <return> C-x
b <return> <down> <left> <up> <return> C-x b <return>
d <return> C-x b <return> d <up> u x y e s <return>
<down> <down> <return> C-x b <return> <down> <return>
C-x b <return> <down> <return> C-x b <return> <down>
<return> C-x b <return> <up> d <up> <up> d <up> <up>
d <up> <up> <up> d d x y e s <return> <up> <up> <up>
<up> <up> <up> <up> <up> <up> <up> <up> <up> <up> <up>
<up> <up> <up> <up> g <down> <down> <down> <down> <down>
<down> <down> <down> <down> <down> <down> <down> d
x y e s <return> d d x y e s <return> g <switch-frame>
<switch-frame> <switch-frame> <help-echo> <switch-frame>
<help-echo> <escape> < C-s r e t r C-a C-s o n r e
p l a y f i n i s C-s C-a <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo> <help-echo>
<help-echo> <help-echo> <switch-frame> C-x C-f E t
s w <backspace> S e <tab> . c <tab> <return> <escape>
< C-s o n r e p l a y f i n i s i <backspace> s <backspace>
h C-a C-v <help-echo> <help-echo> <switch-frame> <help-echo>
g <help-echo> <down> <down> <down> <down> <down> <down>
<down> <down> <down> <down> <down> <down> <down> <up>
<up> <return> C-x b <return> C-g <help-echo> <help-echo>
C-h l

When I "C-x b", the frame went from 80x74 to something like three times that
area.  This does not happen every time and I haven't been able to detect a
pattern to when it does, other than it tends to happen on either "C-x b" or "C-x
C-f", frequently after having switched from one frame to another, and then
issuing a command which switches buffers.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

GNU Emacs 22.1.1 (x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 2.12.1) of 2007-11-06 on

How reproducible:

Happens intermittently

Additional info:

I've two monitors configured to display as one large workspace.

Comment 1 Damien Kick 2008-05-15 19:56:11 UTC
I should have specified that the very last "C-x b", at the end of the buffer, is
the one which resulted in the frame having been resized.

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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2009-01-09 06:30:47 UTC
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