7.47. emacs

Updated emacs packages that fix two bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.
GNU Emacs is a powerful, customizable, self-documenting text editor. It provides special code editing features, a scripting language (elisp), and the capability to read email and news.

Bug Fixes

BZ#852516
Previously, the data_space_start value was set inaccurately. As a consequence, the emacs text editor returned the following memory warning message:
Emergency (alloc): Warning: past 95% of memory limit
To fix this bug, data_space_start has been set correctly, and emacs no longer returns warning messages.
BZ#986989
When using the glyph face encoding, a text face was not removed from the garbage collector. As a consequence, the emacs text editor terminated unexpectedly with a segmentation fault when attempting to remove the face. With this update, the text face is also removed from the garbage collector, and emacs thus no longer crashes in the described scenario.
Users of emacs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.