[PD] [PD-announce] pd 0.43-1 test 5 released

Hans-Christoph Steiner hans at at.or.at
Fri Nov 11 17:05:35 CET 2011

On Nov 11, 2011, at 7:58 AM, Roman Haefeli wrote:

> Hi Miller
> On Sun, 2011-11-06 at 22:55 -0800, Miller Puckette wrote:
>> Another test version... I still am working on 2 bugs.
>> The biggest change is that I updated tcl/tk to version 8.5 in the 
>> Windows compiled package.
>> It's on the usual http://crca.ucsd.edu/~msp/software.htm or:
>> git clone git://pure-data.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/pure-data/pure-data
> It seems that test5 is crashing in certain circumstances during patch
> editing, where test4 is not crashing under the exact same
> circumstances. 
> What happens is that when I change the arguments of a certain
> abstraction and the click to the empty canvas to let it re-instantiate
> with the new arguments, Pd segfaults. Also, when editing that said
> abstraction (many instances are used in the patch) and then saving it,
> Pd segfaults. 
> Since this happens in a not so small project, isolating the problem and
> creating a small test patch could be quite time consuming. Would a gdb
> traceback already help to track it down?
> This on Ubntu 11.04 with Pd-0.43.1test5.
> Sorry for this vague bug report. I thought it's better to mention it
> even when I cannot provide enough useful information yet.

Can you reliably reproduce the bug?  Having a complicated patch with steps to reproduce the bug every time is still helpful.  If the bug is intermittent, have you confirmed that it really doesn't happen in test4?



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