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bug#16433: Test case for newline cache corruption


From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: bug#16433: Test case for newline cache corruption
Date: Fri, 23 May 2014 08:50:01 +0300

> From: Ken Olum <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 22 May 2014 16:38:27 -0400
> 
> Here is a procedure which I can use to reproduce the newline cache
> corruption.
> 
> 1.  Detach attached files test.mbox, test.in, and test.emacs.  
> 
> 2.  Put test.emacs in place of your .emacs file.
> 
> 3.  Run emacs.  I used a compilation from trunk revision 117139.
> 
> Because I had to try this many, many times, test.emacs puts testing
> commands on keys F3 and F4.  So
> 
> 3.  Push F3 to run rmail on test.mbox
> 
> 4.  Push F4 to get new mail from test.in
> 
> 5.  Push "p" to go to the previous message.  You should get a warning
> about cache corruption.
> 
> The details of the "new mail" in test.in don't seem to matter much, but
> it is very sensitive to precisely what is in the existing message in
> test.mbox.  I removed everything that I could to simplify the test case.
> 
> I hope this is helpful.

Thanks a lot, I will look into this as soon as I have time.





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