Bug 81058 - RHEL2.1: xemacs crashes with errata
RHEL2.1: xemacs crashes with errata
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: xemacs (Show other bugs)
ia64 Linux
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Assigned To: Jens Petersen
Jay Turner
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Blocks: 116726
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Reported: 2003-01-03 17:02 EST by Eric Schwartz
Modified: 2015-01-07 19:02 EST (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2004-08-18 11:28:45 EDT
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crash log of starting 'xemacs' (6.77 KB, text/plain)
2003-01-03 17:02 EST, Eric Schwartz
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Description Eric Schwartz 2003-01-03 17:02:01 EST
Description of problem:
I installed AS2.1 from CD, then updated to the beta errata.  I then
tried to run xemacs from a GNOME session (I wanted to view info
pages), and I got the soon-to-be-attached crash.

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run 'xemacs' in a gnome terminal under X
Actual results:

Expected results:
Doesn't crash.

Additional info:
I like pie.
Comment 1 Eric Schwartz 2003-01-03 17:02:32 EST
Created attachment 89111 [details]
crash log of starting 'xemacs'
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2003-01-03 21:32:29 EST
Is a core dump file generated?

Comment 3 Eric Schwartz 2003-01-06 12:17:52 EST
No core dump file is generated.
Comment 4 Jens Petersen 2003-05-19 03:56:55 EDT
Does it run ok for you in a tty ("xemacs -nw")?
Comment 5 Jens Petersen 2003-11-18 20:23:26 EST
Comment 6 Jens Petersen 2003-11-19 03:31:12 EST
(Btw, just in case it wasn't obvious, the solution is just to rebuild
the srpm.)
Comment 7 Ville Skyttä 2003-11-19 14:14:29 EST
Just a far-fetched hunch, but probably the core file isn't created
because of core files being disabled by default (on RHL that is, I
don't know about RHEL).  "ulimit -c unlimited" could help...
Comment 11 Jens Petersen 2004-05-18 08:10:37 EDT
We now have a workaround for this for ia64 (linking without
-dynamic-export) so this should be easy to fix for the next
updates release. :)
Comment 13 John Flanagan 2004-08-18 11:28:45 EDT
An errata has been issued which should help the problem 
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being 
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files, 
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report 
if the solution does not work for you.


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