Subject: Re: xemacs not working anymore...
To: Ken Nakata <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: current-users
Date: 02/12/1999 20:53:37
At 13:31 Uhr +0100 12.02.1999, Ken Nakata wrote:
>Since I upgraded my Toshiba Pentium notebook PC to Feb. 10's current,
>some things wouldn't work anymore.
>The thing I miss the most is, XEmacs 20.4 built right out of the box
>from pkgsrc.  It dumps a core everytime I try to run it.  Although
>Emacs 20.3 works fine for me, I miss some things that are present in
>XEmacs but not in Emacs.
>Is anybody having the same problem?

>From my mailbox...

At 22:14 Uhr +0100 04.12.1998, Hauke Fath wrote:

>with -current libc versions 12.33 and 12.34, XEmacs 20.4 dumps core
>during startup on mac68k with

>Segmentation fault - core dumped
>(gdb says nothing helpful on the core dump)
>-- while it runs just fine with
>-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel   404552 Sep  6 09:52
>Has anybody else seen this? I could simply rebuild XEmacs, but that's
>a lengthy task and it could just as well leave me with an editor
>referencing a hosed libc version... so I thought I'd ask, first.

Sigh... As noone said anything, I thought I'd try myself - and hardly
managed to back out again by tarring over a binary snapshot.

- no reaction then.


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