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How can I easily make Emacs crash (on purpose)?

(info "(emacs) Crashing"): Emacs is not supposed to crash, but if it does, it produces a crash report prior to exiting. I am posting this for those who are interested in Emacs crashes and ...
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Emacs crashing - can't find emacs_backtrace.txt

I've recently made significant changes to my emacs configuration, and now it's crashing every now and then (maybe every week or so). The only thing that I noticed about it is that it happens when I ...
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Emacs 28 crashing when using triple quotes for docstrings

In Emacs 28, in python-mode, unbelievably, triple quotes causes emacs CPU utilization to hit 100% and freeze / crash. Apparently a known error related to jit-lock-mode. I'm asking the question here, ...
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cannot `lossage-size` a large number

emacs-28.2; win 11 $ emacs -Q If I use most-positive-fixnum: (lossage-size most-positive-fixnum) Emacs will emit: Value must be >= 100 in the echo area. If I use a modest number: (lossage-size (/...
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Is it possible to save buffers right before emacs freezes?

Once in a while, emacs freezes while there is unsaved progress on my buffers. When it freezes, it does not accept my C-s or save-buffer attempts. Hence I have to restart it. When I restart emacs, my ...
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GTK segfault when using xwidgetson emacs27.2

Im trying to use emacs-27.2 with xwidgets support on a Ubuntu 20.04.4 LTS x86_64 machine.Im using a doom emacs config but every time i launch application that needs xwidgets support (i.e org-roam-ui ) ...
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emacs unable to create frame in tty mode on linux `No applicable method: frame-creation-function`

Recently I'm unable to open emacsclient in tty mode, it always fails with the below error (environment redacted, and added newlines) *ERROR*: No applicable method: frame-creation-function, ( (menu-bar-...
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Emacs freezes on javascript mode if I enter a newline after a dot character

Cursor is on the dot, I press newline, emacs hangs. This happens often to me I kill emacs and restart it. I come to this situation to break long lines at function calls at dot character. situation('...
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emacs crashes at least 10 times a day

9 out of 10 times it happens when invoking magit with C-x g. I noticed (sometimes) pressing 'g' for refresh inside a dired buffer crashes too. There's no error shown. My -nw emacsclient just lands in ...
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Emacs 27.1 daemon segfaulting when loading theme as emacsclient connects

Emacs 27.1 from: Homebrew/Linuxbrew, compiled from source, on either RHEL 6.10 or Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. EVM, using pre-compiled Travis binaries on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial. crashes for me with a ...
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Emacs 26.3 on macOS quits unexpectedly when using arrow keys

I have just installed emacs on my system and am having a problem where it quits when I am opening a new file. Here's how it happens: After I open emacs I click the "blank page" icon. Next, ...
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Emacs segfaults after I run M-x package-install

I'm a Emacs newbie. I've gone through the guided tutorial and I got excited by what Emacs promises. I want to learn Emacs and use it as my primary development editor, and specifically at the moment ...
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Emacs crash because of special utf-8 character

I am trying to open a file that contains the following utf-8 character: ⛺ Unfortunately, my emacs does really not appreciate, and immediately crashes. I have tried to comment out all my init.el (and ...
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Emacs 26.3 crash on network/process interaction on macOS

Here's the story: I'm using macOS 10.15.1 and Emacs ver. 26.3 for macOSX from the eponymous site. Some time ago, maybe after 10.15.2 update, I started to experience frequent Emacs crashes, occurring ...
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Segmentation Fault with Desktop Save Mode (emacs 26.3.50)

When I try to run emacs 26.3.50 (built from source), it gives me the following warning: "Warning: desktop file appears to be in use by PID .... Using it may cause conflicts. Use it anyway? (y or n)". ...
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Mac OS Catalina random crash

I've been experiencing a weird problem. Ever since updating to catalina my emacs crashes at random intervals. It seems that there is no rule (or I cannot see it) to when it happens. The frequency is ...
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Emacs Consistently Crashes when Scrolling Remote Files using Tramp

Whenever I scroll using the trackpad in a remote file, Emacs consistently crashes. (Also, other things crash Emacs in remote files, but this is the most common one I've come across) I have tried ...
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How to make emacs not crash when converting binary file to UTF-8

When I run revert-buffer-with-coding-system [RET] UTF-8 Emacs crashes. This is the file I'm trying to revert. \0 !"#$%&'()*+,-./0123456789:;<=>?@ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ[\]^_`...
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Emacs crashes on resize every time starting under X11/GTK3

I just built emacs with X11 support on Debian, but every time I start it, the window pops up and works just fine until I resize the window, at which point it crashes. user@host:~/emacs-26.1$ ./src/...
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Emacs 26.1 crash on server-start with stale auth files when server-use-tcp enabled

I've been experiencing a crash since upgrading to Emacs 26.1 and MacOS 10.13.4. It happens when running server-start (which is in my .emacs file), and a stale server auth file exists from a previous ...
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How do I stop Emacs micro-stuttering and high CPU utilization caused by background calls to git?

Using Emacs on Windows, I experiences issues due to background invocations of git.exe. The same issues might apply on Linux, though the more light-weight process calling might make them unnoticable. ...
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Emacs Segmentation fault

Since 1 month ago, I have been experiencing this issue. I already tried to launch emacs with emacs --with-x-toolkit=lucid But the problem persists, anyone experiencing the same issue? Fatal error 11: ...
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Shell: Crash Emacs

Windows 10, Emacs 25.1 M-x shell Start some long process that print to shell console many information. But sometime (I don't why) the Emacs is crash. Here screenshots: When I press Yes then show ...
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Emacs open ssh broken

My computer crashed whilst using emacs to ssh open a file. This was not related to emacs but an overheating problem. Since then emacs hangs every time I try and open a remote file using ssh I press ...
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Fresh install 24.5 on Windows 10 bash shell Linux 16.04 crashing on package manager

Fairly new to emacs, seemed super awesome for writing a lot of different styles. Got it working just fine on my desktop using the new bash terminal - 14.04 - on my desktop. Did the exact same setup ...
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How to debug seemingly random crashes of AucTeX?

My Emacs crashes seemingly randomly. Is there a way to view the Messages buffer after it crashed? Or is there another standard way of approaching this problem? I'd like to see an error message so that ...
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Hanging my emacs with a while loop. How to recover? [duplicate]

The following loop hangs my emacs (even when called with -q) to the point that I have to force quit it. (let ((buffs (buffer-list))) (while buffs (delq (car buffs) buffs) (print (cadr buffs)...
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Emacs crashes when trying to read an RSS feed with gnus

I use gnus (by way of gwene.org) to read RSS feeds. However, for the first time I've ever seen, Emacs crashed when trying to open a feed, giving the following dump at the terminal: Fatal error 11: ...
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Crash when opening a file with non-ascii characters - how to diagnose?

Running MacOSX GUI emacs installed via homebrew. Whenever I open a regular text file that contains non-ASCII characters, Emacs immediately crashes. These files have no header lines specifying ...
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Starting emacs in daemon mode freezes, emacsclient is not able find a socket

I cannot launch the emacs daemon anymore. I do not know what triggered this. When entering emacs -Q --daemon -v I get only the following and nothing happen. Warning: due to a long standing Gtk+ ...
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Emacs crashing on OSX, no crash log file

My Emacs started to crash a lot without modifying .emacs or installing anything new. I can replicate the steps (using Helm, Projectile) by this: helm-projectile then I enter a query quickly and hit ...
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org-capture crashing Emacs

Running org-capture crashes my Emacs (both 24.3 and 24.4 for Linux). This thread reports the problem is due to cdlatex not being installed. But installing it does not solve the problem on my ...
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Launching in daemon mode crashes emacs while loading configuration from .org file

I've been using literate programming using org-mode for my initialization file. I've a init.el which loads a org file converts it to .el and uses it as startup file. Here is my configuration files. ...
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Better debugging of crashing Emacs?

Although Emacs (24.3.93.1) runs fine if launched from the Finder, if the terminal version is launched: /Applications/Emacs.app/Contents/MacOS/Emacs -nw Emacs crashes with: Fatal error 11: ...
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