bugGNU Zile (Zile is Lossy Emacs) - Bugs: bug #52173, zile crashes on macOS 10.13


bug #52173: zile crashes on macOS 10.13

Submitted by:  FX <fxcoudert>
Submitted on:  Thu 05 Oct 2017 10:05:12 AM UTC  
Category:  C Severity:  3 - Normal
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  None

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Fri 06 Oct 2017 08:10:22 AM UTC, comment #2:

Builds fine, works fine, all tests pass.

FX <fxcoudert>
Thu 05 Oct 2017 11:23:25 PM UTC, comment #1:

Thanks for reporting this bug. I have updated the version of gnulib used, and taken advantage of that to simplify Valgrind support.

Please could you confirm that it works now with Zile git sources (branch: branch-2.4, commit 6e3d29c)? Unfortunately Apple make it very hard to use macOS without simply buying a Mac, so I can't test it myself.

Once that's confirmed as working, I'll make a new release (it'll be 2.4.14). All the tests are passing on my GNU/Linux system (note that the Emacs tests require Emacs 24.x; or simply set EMACSPROG="" at configure time).

Reuben Thomas <rrt>
Project Administrator
Thu 05 Oct 2017 10:05:12 AM UTC, original submission:

macOS 10.13 disallows the use of %n in writable memory strings for printf-family formats. This is used by zile in gnulib code at lib/vasnprintf.c

This was fixed by gnulib in the latest version. These sources should be imported into zile.

FX <fxcoudert>


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