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From J├╝rgen Schmidt <jogischm...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Possible show stopper on Windows 8, please verify
Date Tue, 16 Jul 2013 09:48:27 GMT
On 7/16/13 9:56 AM, Herbert Duerr wrote:
> On 15.07.2013 22:47, Rob Weir wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 15, 2013 at 10:52 AM, Samer Mansour <samer519@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> I logged my comments in the bug, I searched the db before I opened a new
>>> bug sorry if its a duplicate.
>>>
>>> It is windows 8 64-bit. Crashes on copy and cut.  Paste seems to not be
>>> affected.
>>>
>>> The four steps Rob gave in the bug are the minimum required steps to
>>> reproduce.
>>>
>>
>> An update on this crash.  I was eventually able to reproduce it on
>> Windows 8, 64-bit.  This was an initial install, not an upgrade.
>> Samer saw it on an upgrade install.
>>
>> I worked on the stack trace with Herbert (fortunately my Windows 8
>> machine had a debugger installed).  Herbert gave me a patch to test.
>> It appears to work on my machine.  We're waiting to hear back from
>> Samer on whether it worked for him.
> 
> If anyone else was able to reproduce the problem then we'd love to know
> whether the DLL at http://people.apache.org/~hdu/sysdtrans.dll
> solves the problem. It contains the patch I suggested in issue 122752.
> 
> To test it please
> - download the DLL
> - copy it into the OpenOffice program folder, on most systems this will
> be the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\OpenOffice 4\program\
> - if the system warns you that you are overwriting a program file then
> please confirm with YES, as that is exactly what is wanted
> - run your tests again that used to crash it

nobody out there who is able to reproduce the problem and can say that
Herbert's fix is solving the problem?

We have reviewed the patch from Herbert with 3 people and the patch is
save. The fix solved the issue for Rob who was able to reproduce the
problem partly before he used the patched library.

Windows 8 becomes more and more important on the desktop and windows is
our main platform. I tend to a respin at the moment but will wait 1-2
hours longer to receive potentially more feedback.

Juergen

> 
> Herbert
> 
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