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Re: TortoiseSVN crashing in Log dialog if ListView entries are queried by a screen reader for the visually impaired

From: Stefan Kng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-07-10 18:06:29 CEST

Marco Zehe wrote:

> I have sent two crash reports of this type of failure to the appropriate
> crash report address on Thursday, July 6, around 4:30 P.M. CEST, and on
> Friday, July 7th, at around 11:30 A.M. CEST.

crash dumps show a HEAP corruption.

> Here's some more info on how to best debug this one:
> 1. Get the JAWS screen reader, version 7.10, from this address:
> http://www.freedomscientific.com/fs_products/software_jaws710fea.asp
> Choose the links "Free DEMO of JAWS 7.10 for Windows XP/2000 (55 MB)" or
> "Free DEMO of JAWS 7.10 for Windows ME/98 (55 MB)", depending on your
> operating system. These are 40 minute demos, meaning they'll run for 40
> minutes, and if you want to run them again, you have to restart your
> computer.
> 2. Install the downloaded demo. You should be fine with a Typical install.
> 3. Once JAWS is talking to you, open a folder that contains files you
> have checked out from an SVN repository.
> 4. Using the keyboard, highlight a file and press the APPLICATIONS KEY
> to bring up the context menu.
> Choose the TortouseSVN sub menu, and press ENTER on the "Log" menu item.
> 5. The "Log" dialog opens. Press TAB until you land in the ListView that
> contains the revision history. It is the first ListView one lands in
> when pressing TAB.
> 6. Notice that the first item is not selected (no highlight bar). Press
> DOWN ARROW to highlight it.
> 7. This is where the crash occurs.

Fixed in revision 6992.

> I experienced the crash with both the release build as well
> as the nightly I downloaded this morning. The only difference
> is: The build gave me a chance to send the crash report ZIP
> in both cases, the did not.

The latest nightlies don't have the crash report dll included. I can't
store a whole build every day, my harddrive just isn't big enough for this.


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