1.32. emacs

1.32.1. RHBA-2011:0468: emacs bug fix update

Updated emacs packages that fix various bugs are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.
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.
This update fixes the following bugs:
* Previously, the emacs and emacs-nox packages did not provide any convenient way for other packages to specify a dependency that can be satisfied by either of the emacs variants. This update changes the emacs and emacs-nox packages and provides the common symbol "emacs(bin)". (BZ#466580)
* Previously, the emacs-nox program was compiled with variable argument function calls, which caused the program to terminate because it violated stack protection boundaries. This occurred, for example, when the user tried to kill a buffer with modifications. This update changes the emacs-nox package to call the variable argument functions without triggering the stack protection. This update also enables the stack protection for the emacs package. (BZ#499035)
All users of emacs are advised to upgrade to these updated packages, which fix these bugs.