>>>>> On Fri, 27 Jul 2001 13:05:44 -0700, Jim McCloskey <email@example.com> said:
Jim> In Emacs 20.7 running under Debian GNU/linux `testing' (kernel
Jim> version 2.4.6), I have an intermittent but annoying problem.
Jim> Under two kinds of circumstance, I get the generic and
Jim> mysterious error-message:
Jim> Wrong type argument: number-or-marker-p, (+ -4)
Jim> This happens (i) when I try to do filename completion with
Jim> `visit-file' or `dired'
Jim> or (ii) when I call `switch-to-buffer-in-another-frame'
Jim> (C-x 5 b).
Jim> It happens only occasionally, though, and I can always fix it by
Jim> exiting the emacs session and restarting. I don't know how to
Jim> reproduce the behaviour reliably, but I can be sure that it will
Jim> happen ultimately if the emacs session is long enough.
Jim> Does anyone know how I might trace this problem to its origins?
Jim> Or solve it? Thanks very much in advance,
Likely setting the var debug-on-error to t will give you a backtrace
(I'm xemacs guy and it works there).
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