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Re: Emacs repeatedly crashing in xfaces.c:5444

From: Mike Mattie
Subject: Re: Emacs repeatedly crashing in xfaces.c:5444
Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2008 01:54:58 -0800

On Sun, 6 Jan 2008 23:36:02 -0800 (PST)
sdfajsld lskjf <> wrote:

> This is an xft version of emacs that is crashing repeatedly.
> I am attaching the backtrace (multiple), everytime it crashed. Do let
> me know if you need any more input from the crash. I will collect it
> next time from the crash. The xft emacs is very good except for this
> crash.
> This is how I built it
>  # cvs -z3 -d  emacs
> co -r  emacs-unicode-2 emacs # cd emacs/
>  # cvs up -Pd -r XFT_JHD_BRANCH 
>  make bootstrap 
>  sudo ./configure --with-gtk=yes --enable-font-backend --with-xft=yes
> --prefix=/opt/xftemacs make & make install
> invoking like this.
> sudo /opt/xftemacs/bin/emacs -q -l /home/freddy/.emacs --font
> -*-Consolas-normal-r-*-*-14-*-*-*-c-*-iso8859-1

why are you running emacs with sudo ?

There is only one part of the process that needs elevated privileges, the
install. gcc does not need to be root, nor does that nasty snarl of shell
code called configure.

> Thanks & Regards,
> Sanjeev.
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