Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 117151
Gedit hangs on long lines
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:10:37 EST
Description of problem:
When I edit the attached file gedit stops responding after I scroll
the page down and back up again. This might have something to do with
the length of the lines.
Note that my system locale is en_US.ISO-8859-15.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
(Set system locale to en_US.ISO-8859-15 (not sure if this is necessary).)
Unzip and open the attached file and open it with gedit.
Scroll down and back up.
Gedit hangs (it can be forced to quit though).
Created attachment 98139 [details]
File that causes hangs of gedit on my system
Indeed the long lines seem to be the problem (I stripped out everthing
but the "component" line with kedit and also see the hang on the
The problem is tracked upstream.