[scribus] Signal #6

Craig Bradney cbradney at zip.com.au
Sun Feb 27 08:41:57 CET 2011

On 2/27/11 12:21 AM, Owen wrote:
>> On 26 Feb 2011 at 17:32, John Ghormley KJ4UFG wrote:
>>> What does Signal #6 refer to.  I am doing my first real job with
>>> 1.4.0 RC1
>>> and I've had the system error out with that code twice in the last
>>> twenty
>>> minutes.  I am very unaccustomed to seeing errors with 1.3.9 or
>>> 1.3.9, both
>>> of which i used for my last issue.
>>> --
>>> John Ghormley  KJ4UFG
>> After reading your note I tried doing some in frame text editing and
>> after short time
>> Scribus crashed with the error message "EXCEPTION_ACCESS_VIOLATION".
>> Remember, this is Beta software.
> Not for much longer I believe !
> If you use linux, man signal may (but probably may not) give you some
> clues.
> My guess is judging by the observation above, a memory allocation
> error has occurred, the program called abort and the process died from
> the abort, sig 6
> I will try to crash it with my 1.4.0 (on linux), though I just
> finished a pretty big job without any problems.
Maybe it related to this: http://bugs.scribus.net/view.php?id=9778

If you can build from svn, you will get this fix.


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