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bug #54784: Invalid UTF-8 string passed to pango_layout_set_text()

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Thu 04 Oct 2018 04:32:22 PM UTC  
Category:  Graphical User Interface Severity:  5 - Average
Status:  Fixed Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed Release:  None
Effort:  0.00

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Sat 13 Apr 2019 07:22:43 PM UTC, comment #2:

I believe I have fixed this issue.

If you find it or any similar problems persist, then please re-open.

John Darrington <jmd>
Project Administrator
Fri 16 Nov 2018 09:34:42 PM UTC, comment #1:

I can reproduce this bug in pspp 1.2.0 on MacOS.

Friedrich Beckmann <beckmanf>
Project Member
Thu 04 Oct 2018 04:32:22 PM UTC, original submission:

On psppire pspp 1.0.1 on my system:
"Linux 4.10.0-42-generic #46~16.04.1-Ubuntu SMP Mon Dec 4 15:57:59 UTC 2017 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux"

Performing the following steps on /usr/share/pspp/examples/physiology.sav:
1. Data -> Select Cases -> Based on time or case -> Range (any range)
2. Analyze -> Compare Means -> Independent-Samples T Test -> Test variable: Height, Grouping variable: Sex; Define Groups -> Group1: Male, Group2: Female. -> Continue, OK.
3. When I click again on "Analyze -> Compare Means -> Independent-Samples T Test": the test variable appears in non-visible characters, and when clicking "OK" the application terminates with the command line message:
"(psppire:24083): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_string_insert_len: assertion 'len == 0 || val != NULL' failed
Segmentation fault"

Some of my files show rubbish characters instead of non-visible characters, as you can see in the attached image, with the command line message:
"(psppire:24216): Pango-WARNING **: Invalid UTF-8 string passed to pango_layout_set_text()"
Then clicking OK will also terminate the application.



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    Date Changed by Updated Field Previous Value => Replaced by
    2019-04-13 jmd StatusConfirmed => Fixed
        Open/ClosedOpen => Closed
    2018-11-16 beckmanf StatusNone => Confirmed
    2018-10-04 None Attached File- => Added psppire-bug-report.png, #45142

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