Bug in Lyx 1.3.4 ?

Richard Kimberly Heck rikiheck at lyx.org
Thu Feb 6 19:54:56 UTC 2020

On 2/6/20 2:46 PM, Enrico Forestieri wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 06, 2020 at 01:53:34PM -0500, Richard Kimberly Heck wrote:
>> On 2/6/20 9:58 AM, Enrico Forestieri wrote:
>>> On Thu, Feb 06, 2020 at 01:52:15PM +0100, Pavel Sanda wrote:
>>>> On Thu, Feb 06, 2020 at 08:15:45AM +0100, Stephan Witt wrote:
>>>>> Am 06.02.2020 um 01:02 schrieb Richard Kimberly Heck <rikiheck at lyx.org>:
>>>>>> I assume this is an old bug? Or is it a new one?
>>>>> I can reproduce something similar with 2.4.0 too. But I cannot reproduce with 2.2.4.
>>>> I can confirm it with Qt5 now.
>>>> Bisect leads to:
>>>> commit a2d181905a95b3bb983dac60f3d9603413a01f34
>>>> Author: Enrico Forestieri <forenr at lyx.org>
>>>> Date:   Tue Jun 25 22:23:51 2019 +0200
>>>>     Fix bug #11586
>>>>     Do not replace a latex command with the corresponding symbol
>>>>     in the unicodesymbols file unless it can be encoded in the
>>>>     document encoding.
>>> That commit simply exposes the bug, which is the fact that the buffer
>>> member is not initialized. I think the patch by Stephan is correct.
>> Does this warrant an emergency release?
> I would say so. The program cannot crash simply because a toolbar is
> used. I am surprised that it did not show up earlier, though.

My thinking, too.

If someone can commit the fix, I'll produce new tarballs this weekend
and we can aim for an emergency release early next week.


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