Bug 77195 - dia crashes when text tool is selected through menu
dia crashes when text tool is selected through menu
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: dia (Show other bugs)
7.3
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Alexander Larsson
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Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2002-11-02 16:17 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-06 11:01:25 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2002-11-02 16:17:05 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.0.1) Gecko/20020826

Description of problem:
Dia crashes with a segfault when the menu is used to select the text tool (but
not when the text tool is selected from the palette).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Gnome dia 0.88.1


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open dia, create a new diagram
2. Right-click on diagram to get menu
3. Select Tools > Text
	

Actual Results:  Dialog box saying that dia crashed due to a segfault

Expected Results:  I should have gotten a text tool

Additional info:
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-12-19 18:24:48 EST
We should probably grab a new version of dia and see if it's fixed.
Comment 2 Alan Horkan 2003-01-04 13:14:59 EST
Just about everything in the Tools Menu of Dia 0.88 caused a crash.  

RedHat 8 seems to ship with Dia 0.90 
(i am not my own sysadmin on this network i am using today)

Dia 0.90 is way way behind Dia CVS which has been ported to Gnome 2 but
unfortunately Dia developement is not quite well organised enought to make more
regular releases.  Passing of any patches back upstream would be of massive help.  
I am sure help stablising Dia for releases would be appreciated by the
developers.  There are also additional shapesets in CVS that have been added
since  0.90

Comment 3 Alexander Larsson 2003-01-06 11:01:25 EST
The Dia in RH8.0 does not have this problem, and you should be able to use that
in 7.3 too.

It's unfortunate that dia for gnome 2 isn't in a releaseable state yet...

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