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Re: pkg/48408 (Emacs keeps crashing with fatalerror6)

The following reply was made to PR pkg/48408; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Jonathan Perkin <>
To: Micky <>
Subject: Re: pkg/48408 (Emacs keeps crashing with fatalerror6)
Date: Wed, 27 Nov 2013 10:40:54 +0000

 * On 2013-11-27 at 10:16 GMT, Micky wrote:
 > Is it a new issue or something already known (for years?) ?
 > Emacs isn't stable is Solaris?
 This is a known issue when emacs is linked against libumem, as it is in
 our packages, due to emacs' esoteric memory handling.
 We are currently looking into ways to fix this, however for now if you
 need a stable emacs you should build it yourself without using any of the
 Joyent packages.
 Jonathan Perkin

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