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Re: emacs 100% cpu usage bug

On 21 Nov 2002, Jim Goltz wrote:

> Zdzislaw Meglicki writes:
> zm> I have downloaded and installed the latest, I presume, version of
> zm> Cygwin, with some additional updates downloaded only today from a
> zm> NASA Cygwin mirror, and... I am still plagued by the "emacs 100%
> zm> CPU usage bug", i.e., when emacs is invoked in the X11
> zm> environment, it spins and doesn't come up. When it is invoked in a
> zm> no-X11 environment, it works fine.
> I'm having the same problem. I'm running Cygwin 1.3.15-2 (the latest
> as of this date). "emacs -nw" from a cygwin shell works fine, although
> control characters are mapped oddly (ctrl-H is backward-delete-char-
> untabify, ctrl-C is keyboard-quit, etc.). "emacs" attempts to start
> the X version of Emacs, which grabs 100% of the CPU time and locks the
> system, regardless of whether an X server is running. Other X apps
> (local and remote) work just fine.
> This started happening after an upgrade about a week ago.
> Anyone have any ideas?

I think the point of the message you quoted was in the part that you left
out.  It said "try the latest snapshot".  See for
details (if you don't find it at first glance, just search that page for
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