Fwd: [squeak-dev] Image crashes just after start-up
Begin forwarded message:
> From: David Röthlisberger <[hidden email]>
> Date: April 17, 2008 2:56:19 AM PDT (CA)
> To: [hidden email] > Subject: Re: [squeak-dev] Image crashes just after start-up
> Hi John,
>> If you can setup a test where it halts before giving the bad data
>> to FormCanvas >> drawString:from:to:in:font:
>> then we can see how to guard against that condition and fail the
>> primitive call.
> I tried this, but it's actually pretty difficult... Stepping through
> the application somehow "changes" the behavior in the sense that
> this error either happens immediately when I inspect the corrupt
> data in the debugger, or it works well, the data seems to be just
> fine, but nonetheless it crashes when the data gets accessed again
> later on, even though it seems to be okay in the debugger.
> I found a workaround, so I changed the application to use another
> piece of code providing the same functionality. This would work, but
> of course the problem is not really solved.
>> Also you should make a mantis report
> I did so, including a link to the problematic image:
> http://bugs.squeak.org/view.php?id=7022 >
John M. McIntosh <[hidden email]>
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