Emacs crashing on C-x C-g

Ryan Johnson ryan.johnson@cs.utoronto.ca
Mon Oct 1 20:09:00 GMT 2012

On 01/10/2012 3:07 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 10/1/2012 2:51 PM, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>> I'm hitting a strange behavior with emacs lately, where hitting C-x C-g
>> [1] sometimes causes it to quit instantly: no request to save files, no
>> seg fault, no error message, just gone (have to reset the terminal to
>> clear out emacs' ncurses settings). It invariably happens after I've
>> been away from the terminal for a while (days) and then come back use it
>> again.
>> has anyone else had this happen to them?
> I haven't seen it, and I do leave emacs running for days or weeks.  
> But I almost always run emacs under X, not in a terminal. Also, I 
> generally use the latest Cygwin snapshot.  Have you tried that?  Maybe 
> you're being bitten by the /etc problem that Corinna fixed in late 
> July (http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-07/msg00666.html).
OK, I'll give the snapshot a try when I get a chance.


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