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bug #53858: Octave crashes when expanding an array of a sub-structure viewed by Variable Editor

Submitted by:  Dan Sebald <sebald>
Submitted on:  Mon 07 May 2018 06:11:57 PM UTC  
Category:  GUI Severity:  4 - Important
Priority:  7 - High Item Group:  Segfault, Bus Error, etc.
Status:  Confirmed Assigned to:  None
Originator Name:  Open/Closed:  Open
Release:  dev Operating System:  Any

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Sun 06 Jan 2019 08:48:49 PM UTC, comment #5:

While testing I have found another issue (although no crash).

In the new panel, the field h is missing, only columns for c and e are shown.

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Sun 06 Jan 2019 08:37:39 PM UTC, comment #4:

The repeating error messages described in comment #3 show up in the stable branch, too. The loop stops when the widget 'a.b.e' in the variable editor is closed.

Torsten <ttl>
Project Member
Sat 22 Dec 2018 11:18:24 PM UTC, comment #3:

With the steps in comment 30 a fresh Octave-6.0.0 gets into an endless loop, pic of terminal output attached. Basically the repeated messages are:

... and the messages with a preceding Octave prompt have a inverse order relative to error messages without preceding prompt.

(file #45717)

Philip Nienhuis <philipnienhuis>
Project Member
Fri 16 Nov 2018 05:12:26 AM UTC, comment #2:

Still present (11/15/18) on dev with cset 6a1e2b30020d.

Rik <rik5>
Project Administrator
Mon 07 May 2018 11:25:48 PM UTC, comment #1:

Confirmed in 4.4 and dev.

Mike Miller <mtmiller>
Project Administrator
Mon 07 May 2018 06:11:57 PM UTC, original submission:

As part of Bug #53838 the original poster found a crash bug related to Variable Editor. Try the following:

At this point Octave seg faults with "octave exited with signal 6".

Dan Sebald <sebald>


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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2018-12-23 mtmiller Carbon-CopyRemoved 80942 => -
    2018-12-23 rik5 Priority5 - Normal => 7 - High
    2018-12-22 philipnienhuis Attached File- => Added bug53858_Linux_oct6.0.0.png, #45717
    2018-05-08 marsian Carbon-Copy- => Added marsian
    2018-05-07 mtmiller Severity3 - Normal => 4 - Important
        StatusNone => Confirmed

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