[PD-dev] [ pure-data-Bugs-1602066 ] iemgui empty vertical offset crashes X on Linux

Claude Heiland-Allen claudiusmaximus at goto10.org
Fri Nov 24 08:54:49 CET 2006

Frank Barknecht wrote:
> Hallo,
> SourceForge.net hat gesagt: // SourceForge.net wrote:
>> Summary: iemgui empty vertical offset crashes X on Linux
>> Initial Comment:
>> Steps to crash X windowing system on Linux using Pd:
>> 1. Start X
>> 2. Start Pd
>> 3. Create a new patch
>> 4. Create a new vslider in that patch
>> 5. Open the properties window for that vslider
>> 6. Set the label to x, and delete all text in the y-off field
>> 7. to cause X to crash, click apply
>> at this point X starts to use 100% CPU and its memory usage shoots up, making the whole machine largely unresponsive and requiring X to be aborted with Ctrl-Alt-Backspace
> Doesn't crash here at all, CPU usage stays low. Am I doing something
> wrong?
> Ciao

Don't know - I just tried with a freshly compiled pd-0.40-2 from
Miller's site, on the same linux install, and got the same crash, so
I've got a feeling it must be something in my tcl/tk and/or X versions
that is to blame...



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