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Date: Wed, 14 May 2008 18:02:32 +0200
From: Sven Joachim <>
Subject: Re: CVE request: Emacs 21 fast-lock-mode arbitrary lips code execution

On 2008-05-14 16:43 +0200, Nico Golde wrote:

> Hi Sven,
> * Sven Joachim <> [2008-05-14 16:12]:
>> On 2008-05-14 15:27 +0200, Nico Golde wrote:
>> > As I am a vim user I might have done something wrong too, 
>> > not sure. What I did after installing emacs:
>> > cat >> ~/.emacs << EOF
>> > (global-font-lock-mode t)
>> > (seq font-lock-support-mode 'fast-lock-mode)
>> > EOF
>> Should read setq, not seq.  You will also need to load fast-lock
>> explicitly before that, since it's obsolete and not automatically
>> loaded anymore:
> Where is the difference? seq was from:

That was a typo.  AFAIK, there is no seq function in Emacs.

>> (message "Surprise, surprise!")
> Thanks, missed the (message...)
>> This string will be put in the echo area when you visit foobar.c.
> Confirmed, works now as expected, not confirmation dialog though.

I don't see a confirmation dialog either.


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