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Re: Emacs will not execute, always reports 24.5.1 as version
On Mon, Aug 1, 2016 at 4:52 PM, Ken Brown <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 8/1/2016 5:16 PM, Brian Kuhn wrote:
>>>> Thanks for the response. Same result with 'emacs -Q' as well, i'm afraid.
>>> Then maybe an strace will help. Please give the following command:
>>> strace -o strace.out /usr/bin/emacs-nox.exe -Q
>> This is interseting.
>> $ strace -o strace.out /usr/bin/emacs-nox.exe -Q
>> Segmentation fault
> Is it emacs that's crashing or strace? You should be able to tell by looking for a *.stackdump file in the current directory.
I will have to look when I get back to work.
> If it's emacs, can you try running it under gdb to see if you can get a backtrace? (You would have to install gdb and emacs-debuginfo.)
Don't mind at all. I'll have to do that when I get back to work.
> My best guess at this point is that your problem is caused by https://cygwin.com/faq/faq.html#faq.using.bloda .
It would not surprise me to discover that the problem was *something*
installed by the, ahem, sheriffs in the night hours. I'll have to
compare the lists.
> P.S. I'm going on vacation tomorrow and will have limited time to help you over the next couple weeks.
Enjoy! Please don't even try then :)
For grins, I installed cygwin on my home PC just now. And everything
works swimmingly well. Also Win 10 PRO system (but yes, different
motherboard, different video cards, no corporate Active Directory).
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html
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