Re: SVG attachment crashes emacs

Subject: Re: SVG attachment crashes emacs

Date: Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:33:43 -0400

To: MaDhAt2r, David Bremner

Cc: Notmuch Mail

From: Sebastian Fischmeister

Here's the svg image.

It seems that the problem is with emacs calling inkscape. Inkscape then
does something that causes emacs to crash. I don't know why emacs calls
inkscape when I open the message with the svg file.

I can directly open the svg file in emacs and it's displayed correctly.



MaDhAt2r <> writes:

> I am on arch, you could send me the sample image and I will see if it
> works on my end.
> On Aug 18 at 08:27 PM, David Bremner scrawled:
>> Sebastian Fischmeister <> writes:
>>> GNU Emacs 24.3.1 (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu, GTK+ Version 3.12.2) of
>>> 2014-06-11 on var-lib-archbuild-staging-x86_64-jgc
>>> ~$ notmuch --version
>>> notmuch 0.18.1
>>> What happens is that emacs invokes inkscape to do something to the svg.
>> I wonder if this is specific to the way emacs is compiled on arch.  I
>> just deleted inkscape and the image you sent me still renders fine on
>> Debian testing, same emacs and notmuch version.
>> Out of curiousity, is your emacs linked to libxml2?
>> It could also be something to do with mime type configuration, which is
>> a bit of an impenetrable thicket to me.
>> d
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