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Bug#323963: advi: segfault or fatal error when scaling display

On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 03:26:30PM +0200, marcus@better.se wrote:
> When I launch 'advi' without arguments to display the help file
> /usr/lib/advi/splash.dvi, the program crashes when I press '<' or '>'
> to resize the text.

Confirmed on sarge on amd64. 

>   Fatal error when running: Xlib error: BadPixmap (invalid Pixmap parameter)
> or sometimes segfaults with
>   Warning: Graphics.Graphic_failure("Xlib error: BadPixmap (invalid Pixmap parameter)")
>   Segmenteringsfel
> However when I press '>', it terminates with a different message:
>   Fatal error when running: Xlib error: BadDrawable (invalid Pixmap or Window parameter)
> I tried this on two systems, both i386 running Debian testing with
> some packages from unstable.

I do not see this exact pattern associated with > and <, but the
messages are the same. Sometimes it prints Segemtation fault,
sometimes it does not.



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