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Bug#250655: xterm: crashes on paste from abiword

reassign 250655 xterm,xfree86
retitle 250655 xterm: crashes on paste from AbiWord [fixed by Xlib, Xt, or Xmu in XFree86 4.4.0]
tag 250655 + upstream help fixed-upstream

On Mon, Jun 14, 2004 at 05:09:22AM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> On Sun, 13 Jun 2004, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > Are you reasonably confident that it's Xt that has been fixed upstream
> > or is that just a guess?  I.e., could it be Xlib insteaad?  Which way
> > would you bet?
> It's only a guess.  I don't see any reason why (don't know that there are
> interface changes) one couldn't mix the 4.3/4.4 Xlib, Xt, Xmu libraries to
> point to a specific library which is most likely the cause.  That might
> be more efficient than building whole snapshots from different dates.
> What I normally do on fishing expeditions like this is to do a binary
> search with the snapshot dates to narrow it down.
> (It's also possible that the problem exists in 4.4 but is obscured by
> something else).

Tweaking bug accordingly.

We know the bug is fixed upstream; we just don't know where *exactly*.

G. Branden Robinson                |
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branden@debian.org                 |           EI 'AANIIGOO 'AHOOT'E
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