Bug 56509 - gdyntext can crash gimp
gdyntext can crash gimp
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gimp (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matt Wilson
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-11-20 06:20 EST by Tim Waugh
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-10-16 12:38:44 EDT
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Description Tim Waugh 2001-11-20 06:20:05 EST
Description of Problem:
When using the gdyntext plug-in, it's possible to confuse it to the 
extent that it crashes gimp.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
1.2.1-7

How Reproducible:
100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create new canvas.
2. Double-click on text tool, check 'Use Dynamic Text'.
3. Click in canvas
4. Select a font and some text ('abc' or something).
5. Click 'Apply'.
6. Close the canvas window without saving changes.
7. Create new canvas.
8. Click 'Apply' in the gdyntext box.

Actual Results:
*BANG*

Expected Results:
'abc' appears in new canvas, or a dialog box, or anything but a crash.

Additional Information:
Comment 1 Matt Wilson 2002-12-14 19:27:00 EST
did you report this in upstream GIMP bugzilla?
Comment 2 Matt Wilson 2003-10-16 12:38:44 EDT
please report upstream if this is still a problem

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