Emacs on Linux crashes in XQueryPointer

Harold L Hunt II huntharo@msu.edu
Wed Apr 7 19:56:00 GMT 2004

Alan Shutko wrote:

> I've got a Debian Sid box running XFree86 (debian package 4.3.0-7).
> If I pipe emacs -q from it (emacs 21.3 or CVS, doesn't matter) to my
> WinXP box running XWin, click the window to get rid of the
> Emacs intro screen, and select text right to left, Emacs crashes with 
> X protocol error: BadWindow (invalid Window parameter) on protocol request 38

I assume "pipe" means ssh tunnel.  If so, see A1 in this FAQ entry:



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