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bug#23233: 25.0.92; Crash after doing much work in Proof General


From: Andreas Schwab
Subject: bug#23233: 25.0.92; Crash after doing much work in Proof General
Date: Thu, 07 Apr 2016 00:24:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.0.92 (gnu/linux)

Lars Magne Ingebrigtsen <address@hidden> writes:

> The backtrace reminded me a bit about the known gc recursion bug that I
> can't remember the recipe for right now -- it was something about if you
> (setcar foo foo), then Emacs will segfault when trying to gc?  I forget
> the details, but it's in the debbugs somewhere.  :-)

Circular structures are of course not a problem, since gc will never
revisit an object it already saw.  You need deeply nested structures.

Andreas.

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