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bug #30298: Closing Hint Window in GNU Backgammon Sometimes Shuts Down the Game

Submitted by:  David Farmer <farmer>
Submitted on:  Wed 30 Jun 2010 04:33:00 AM UTC  
Originator Name:  farmer Item Group:  Other bug
Category:  Other Release:  0.90-devel
Privacy:  Public Operating System:  Linux
OS Type:  Any Processor Type:  Any
Severity:  3 - Normal Open/Closed:  Closed
Assigned to:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Status:  Works For Me

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Fri 16 Jul 2010 12:30:19 PM UTC, comment #1:

Difficult to track down without a reproducible example.

Christian Anthon <c_anthon>
Project Administrator
Wed 30 Jun 2010 04:33:00 AM UTC, original submission:

The program may not cheat but sometimes it acts like a poor sport as I notice this more often when I have a stronger position. I check the hint, whether a doubling cube or a dice roll hint, then click the hint's close button. Sometimes the hint window remains on the screen even though I hear my computer's audio sound for a closing window. If I click the close button again the whole game shuts down, like it's kicking over the game board. I have worked around this by moving the hint window off the board and carrying on as on the next hint request it would open a new hint window. But this last time it reactivated the first hint window and the game shut down when I closed it.

David Farmer <farmer>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2017-06-10 plm OS TypeNone => Any
        Processor TypeNone => Any
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
        StatusNeed Info => Works For Me
    2010-07-16 c_anthon StatusNone => Need Info

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