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regarding emacs24: GLib-WARNING g_spawn_sync() complains
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Package: emacs24
Version: 24.2+1-1
Severity: normal

Starting recently after some package upgrade I am now seeing this
message when starting emacs:

  $ /usr/bin/emacs24 -q
  (emacs24:17390): GLib-WARNING **: In call to g_spawn_sync(), exit status of a 
child process was requested but SIGCHLD action was set to SIG_IGN and ECHILD 
was received by waitpid(), so exit status can't be returned. This is a bug in 
the program calling g_spawn_sync(); either don't request the exit status, or 
don't set the SIGCHLD action.

Obviously that is a rather annoying message to see every time emacs
starts up.  I imagine that glib added that warning.  It would be great
if it would be supressed.

Thanks for maintaining emacs!

-- System Information:
Debian Release: 7.0
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 3.2.0-4-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages emacs24 depends on:
ii  emacs24-bin-common  24.2+1-1
ii  gconf-service       3.2.5-1+build1
ii  libasound2          1.0.25-4
ii  libatk1.0-0         2.4.0-2
ii  libc6               2.13-38
ii  libcairo2           1.12.2-2
ii  libdbus-1-3         1.6.8-1
ii  libfontconfig1      2.9.0-7.1
ii  libfreetype6        2.4.9-1.1
ii  libgconf-2-4        3.2.5-1+build1
ii  libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0  2.26.1-1
ii  libgif4             4.1.6-10
ii  libglib2.0-0        2.33.12+really2.32.4-3
ii  libgnutls26         2.12.20-2
ii  libgomp1            4.7.2-4
ii  libgpm2             1.20.4-6
ii  libgtk2.0-0         2.24.10-2
ii  libice6             2:1.0.8-2
ii  libjpeg8            8d-1
ii  libm17n-0           1.6.4-1
ii  libmagickcore5      8:
ii  libmagickwand5      8:
ii  libncurses5         5.9-10
ii  libotf0             0.9.13-1
ii  libpango1.0-0       1.30.0-1
ii  libpng12-0          1.2.49-3
ii  librsvg2-2          2.36.1-1
ii  libselinux1         2.1.9-5
ii  libsm6              2:1.2.1-2
ii  libtiff4            3.9.6-10
ii  libtinfo5           5.9-10
ii  libx11-6            2:1.5.0-1
ii  libxft2             2.3.1-1
ii  libxml2             2.8.0+dfsg1-7
ii  libxpm4             1:3.5.10-1
ii  libxrender1         1:0.9.7-1
ii  zlib1g              1:1.2.7.dfsg-13

emacs24 recommends no packages.

Versions of packages emacs24 suggests:
ii  emacs24-common-non-dfsg  24.2+1-1

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Version: 24.5+1-11+rm

Dear submitter,

as the package emacs24 has just been removed from the Debian archive
unstable we hereby close the associated bug reports.  We are sorry
that we couldn't deal with your issue properly.

For details on the removal, please see

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can still be found using

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