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has caused the Debian Bug report #755051,
regarding emacs24-common: C/l mode: parentheses matching in comment is broken 
by apostrophe character
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Package: emacs24-common
Version: 24.3+1-4
Severity: normal

In C/l mode (provided by cc-mode.el), parentheses matching in a
comment is broken by the apostrophe character: open a new file
file.c and type:

/* (it's) */

then put the cursor after the closing parenthesis and type C-M-p.
An error message

  forward-list: Scan error: "Unbalanced parentheses", 9, 1

appears and the cursor isn't moved.

There's no such problem if the apostrophe is removed.

-- System Information:
Debian Release: jessie/sid
  APT prefers unstable
  APT policy: (500, 'unstable'), (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable'), (1, 
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
Foreign Architectures: i386

Kernel: Linux 3.11-2-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=POSIX, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages emacs24-common depends on:
ii  dpkg            1.17.10
ii  emacsen-common  2.0.8
ii  install-info    5.2.0.dfsg.1-4

emacs24-common recommends no packages.

Versions of packages emacs24-common suggests:
ii  emacs24-common-non-dfsg  24.3+1-1
ii  emacs24-el               24.3+1-4

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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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