Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 112716
Abiword crashes on opening most wpd files
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:34 EST
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Description of problem:
Most efforts to use libwpd (including as an import for Abiword) cause
it to crash on my system. Usually, this is through segfault.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open most wpd files on my system (sorry can't provide) in Abiword
2. Abiword crashes
3. No traceback with bugbuddy can be done
Actual Results: Abiword crashes or hanges
Expected Results: Document should open up just fine
http://libwpd.sourceforge.net/news.html suggests that there is a newer
version of the library available that works.
I am unable to test to see if it will work.
Is it better if you upgrade to the abiword/libwpd in rawhide?
It seems to fix everything but password protected Word Perfect
documents. I will keep playing to verify that it does fix the others.
Seeing as libwpd 0.7.1 which will be in FC2 fixes the general case of
this, I'll close the bug.