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44845Re: Patch 7.0.082

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Sep 8, 2006
      Hari Krishna Dara wrote:

      > > > Hmm, now that I think of it you could get problems with a command like
      > > > this:
      > > >
      > > > :echo [1, 2, 3, ..., 2000]
      > > >
      > > > If you get the "more" prompt the garbage collector might delete the list
      > > > before it's completely echoed. I'll look into that.
      > >
      > > This is probably what I was doing during the debugging. I will try to
      > > notice if an :echo on a list in a long running debug session is what is
      > > causing the crash.
      >
      > I hit the error while debugging again. I did an echo on a list and did a
      > quit after a few seconds. Instead of debug session aborting
      > immediately, I got this below error:
      >
      > E685: Internal error: clear_tv()
      >
      > And it continued executing after that with several errors all seem to be
      > because of corrupted list. The list that I echoed is no longer treated
      > as a List type and function calls such as sort() that I had after that
      > resulted in errors. A subsequent >quit worked and aborted the debug
      > session. If I had continued executing debug commands, I am pretty sure
      > that it would have resulted in a Vim crash.

      Hopefully this happened before applying patch 7.0.084 !?

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