Bug 526325 - emacs+mock+libidn hangs
Summary: emacs+mock+libidn hangs
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: emacs
Version: 11
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karel Klíč
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2009-09-29 20:06 UTC by Carl Roth
Modified: 2013-03-03 22:59 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-06-28 14:50:59 UTC

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Description Carl Roth 2009-09-29 20:06:41 UTC
Description of problem:

I'm trying to build some emacs-lisp add-on packages using mock.  The latest emacs version is not able to byte-compile files; the emacs process hangs when it's invoking functions in libidn.  The same libidn functions work fine outside of emacs in the same chroot  The same emacs/libidn functions work fine outside of the chroot.

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. build a chroot with mock
2. test libidn functionality with cli

    $ mock -r fedora-11-x86_64 --no-clean --shell
    > echo "foo" | idna --quiet --idna-to-ascii

3. test libidn functionality with emacs

    $ mock -r fedora-11-x86_64 --no-clean --shell
    > emacs -q --no-site-file
    ... switch to '*scratch*' buffer ...
    Enter elisp:

      (require 'idna)

      (idna-to-ascii "foo")
      ... should return "foo", but hangs instead ...
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:

The emacs process seems to hang in idna.el in 'accept-process-output'.  I see that the idna system is initialized in gnus/message.el, and can be otherwise disabled with

  (setq message-use-idna nil)

(enter this before byte-compiling any files)

Emacs also does wierd things in shell-mode inside of the chroot, it complains that it can't do job control.

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