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From: Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt@polytechnique.org>
To: Charles Berry <ccberry@ucsd.edu>
Cc: emacs-orgmode@gnu.org
Subject: Re: Stack overflow in regexp matcher
Date: Sat, 25 Oct 2014 11:24:00 +0200	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <m2lho4biz3.fsf@charm-wifi.irisa.fr> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <loom.20141024T204906-134@post.gmane.org> (Charles Berry's message of "Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:02:52 +0000 (UTC)")

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On 2014-10-24 19:02, Charles Berry <ccberry@ucsd.edu> writes:

> Alan Schmitt <alan.schmitt <at> polytechnique.org> writes:
>
>> 
>> Hello,
>> 
>> I've just got the following backtrace when opening an org
>> file. Unfortunately I cannot reproduce it reliably, but I was wondering
>> if others had seen something similar.
>> 
>
> I do. Try this. Start emacs 24.4.1.
>
> 1) Copy this line:
>
>     CLOCK: [2013-07-22 Mon 12:29]--[2013-07-22 Mon 15:26] =>  2:57
>
> into a new *.org file.
>
> 2) Save and close the file and reopen. 
>
> 3) If no such error, kill the text in the buffer, and yank it twice.
>
> 4) Repeat 2 and 3 till the message
>
>    File mode specification error: (error "Stack overflow in regexp matcher")
>
> shows up. 
>
> 5) prune lines from the file and try step 2 till the error disappears.
>
>
> For me somewhere between 400 and 500 lines is the difference between opening
> with no error message and opening with the message.

Interesting. I don't use clocking, but the files in question use tags
and logbooks. I can actually open the file when I try a second time, so
to bisect this I would need to restart emacs each time. I'll try to see
if I can get a reproduceable recipe on my side.

Thanks,

Alan

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  parent reply	other threads:[~2014-10-25  9:39 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 10+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2014-10-24  6:41 Alan Schmitt
2014-10-24 19:02 ` Charles Berry
2014-10-24 19:51   ` Gregor Zattler
2014-10-25 17:00     ` Charles C. Berry
2014-10-25 18:34       ` Charles C. Berry
2014-11-28 18:33         ` Alan Schmitt
2014-10-26 11:11       ` Alan Schmitt
2014-10-25  9:24   ` Alan Schmitt [this message]
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2010-11-20 16:03 Michael Brand
2010-11-28 20:08 ` Matt Lundin

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