Something else I forgot to mention. I have had problems over the last week which I sorted out yesterday. The problems were from VM, both the 8.0 and 8.1 dev branches. It turned out to be something wrong with VM's implementation of customisable variables. Once I removed any reference to vm in my .emacs custom variables section and put them as 'seq's in my .vm file, the problem whent away. The problem occured with two different versions of emacs CVS, one from about 3 weeks ago and one from Thursday's CVS. The problem did not happen with Debian's official emacs22 version. Symptoms were mainly very very odd error messages about undefined functions where the functions were often obvious variables or quoted strings, error about unrecognised data types (with a request to log a bug report) or signal 11 segmentation faults that caused emacs to crash and that same error you have seen. You cold read mail, but as soon as you tried to compose a message, you would get the error or emacs would crash. If emacs didn't crash, I wold then get the same error you are getting when I tried to move the cursor up/down. I've already spoken to the developer regarding VM's use of customize. There are a number of errors in VM's use of custom and I'm hoping to find time to clean it up and submit as a update. The weird thing was that I only had this problem on my work machine and not on my home machine, but the VM configs are slightly different on the two machines. As I said, removing references to VM from my .emacs custom variables section fixed the problem. I will compare the .emacs from the two different systems and do some experimenting to identify the exact custom setting, but wanted to mention it just in case it has some relevance. I couldn't see any VM header in your message, so I don't expect your using VM. Still, more info is usually better than less in these situations. Tim -- Tim Cross email@example.com There are two types of people in IT - those who do not manage what they understand and those who do not understand what they manage. ----------------------------------------------------------------------------- To unsubscribe from the emacspeak list or change your address on the emacspeak list send mail to "firstname.lastname@example.org" with a subject of "unsubscribe" or "help"
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