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Re: Emacs current-time-string core dump on 64-bit hosts


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs current-time-string core dump on 64-bit hosts
Date: Tue, 28 Mar 2006 12:20:44 +0200

> From: Richard Stallman <address@hidden>
> CC: address@hidden, address@hidden
> Date: Mon, 27 Mar 2006 17:29:24 -0500
> 
>     The core dumps were not mentioned in the documentation, so I doubt
>     that some code was relying on that.  OTOH, it's quite possible that
>     some code _does_ rely on the fact that it never threw an error.
> 
> To signal an error in a kind of case which formerly could sometimes
> crash does not seem like a problem to me.

Do you think this change of behavior is worth mentioning in NEWS?  How
about mentioning the possibility of the signal in the doc string?




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