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bug #37927: set (gcf, "parent", gcf) -> seg-fault

Submitted by:  Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Submitted on:  Sat Dec 15 01:39:36 2012  
Category: InterpreterSeverity: 4 - Important
Priority: 5 - NormalItem Group: Segfault, Bus Error, etc.
Status: FixedAssigned to: None
Originator Name: Ben AbbottOpen/Closed: Closed
Release: devOperating System: Mac OS

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Fri Oct 11 00:45:02 2013, comment #4:

I fixed this segfault by checking that the desired new parent handle is not the same as that of the object itself (http://hg.savannah.gnu.org/hgweb/octave/rev/82b1778798d3).

Rik <rik5>
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Thu Oct 10 07:11:42 2013, comment #3:

I can confirm this bug on my linux machine with octave 3.6.4

Reza <rezahousseini>
Sat Dec 15 04:30:39 2012, comment #2:

This is effectively a duplicate


Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Project Member
Sat Dec 15 03:40:28 2012, comment #1:

For reference, I tried the same command in Matlab.

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Project Member
Sat Dec 15 01:39:36 2012, original submission:

The command below seg-faults for me on MacOS X

Ben Abbott <bpabbott>
Project Member


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file #29344:  gdb.txt added by rezahousseini (5kB - text/plain - Here is the backtrace from gdb)


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    Date Changed By Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced By
    Fri Oct 11 00:45:02 2013rik5StatusDuplicate=>Fixed
    Thu Oct 10 08:09:52 2013rezahousseiniAttached File-=>Added gdb.txt, #29344
    Sat Dec 15 04:30:39 2012bpabbottStatusNone=>Duplicate

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