Bug 977824 - evince continuously freezes
evince continuously freezes
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evince (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Marek Kašík
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2013-06-25 08:24 EDT by Jason Grunhut
Modified: 2014-02-05 16:57 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-02-05 16:57:23 EST
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Description Jason Grunhut 2013-06-25 08:24:13 EDT
Description of problem:
Evince will freeze when an open postscript file is changed. It now also seems to be freezing when viewing PDFs, however no changes are made to these PDFs.

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How reproducible:
Very frequently for the PDFs, all the time for the postscript files.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open a postscript document (usually eps)
2. Make changes to the file in a separate program
3. Try to interact with the evince window

1. Open a PDF file.
2. Try to interact with evince window

Actual results:
In either case the evince window cannot be interacted with. It eventually has to be force-closed, but no error or bug messages turn up.

Expected results:
To be able to interact with the window, for example to scroll through a document or to zoom in/out.

Additional info:
I apologize, but I do not know what additional information is helpful. Please let me know and I will try and provide whatever may be useful.
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