emacs-nox hogs CPU if backgrounded during compile
Sun Aug 18 04:53:00 GMT 2013
On Sat, Aug 17, 2013 at 02:41:32PM -0400, Ryan Johnson wrote:
>The following STC causes emacs-nox to peg a CPU indefinitely. Emacs
>remains responsive, but C-c C-k doesn't kill the compile; you have to
>exit emacs to remove the "Compiling" status. Killing the buffer or
>starting a new compile offers to kill the offending process, but doesn't.
>Attaching gdb shows an endless loop inside
>kernelbase.dll!RaiseException, but provides no other clues that I could see.
I don't know if this trick works on 64-bit Cygwin or not but you could try:
And, if you get something sensible try it on every thread.
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