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RE: 1.6.15 ?

From: Fuhrmann Stefan (ETAS/ESA1) <Stefan.Fuhrmann_at_etas.com>
Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 15:29:54 +0000

Stefan Küng wrote:
> In the latest 1.6.14 release of TSVN there's a bug which can cause
> an app that uses a file-open/save dialog to crash. But usually the
> app won't crash but the exception caused by the wrong handle is
> caught by the OS and nothing happens.
> So my question: should I create another release (1.6.15) not even
> a week after the last release?

It is a somewhat embarrassing to make yet another release but
having a known bug is much worse than fixing it.
> Details: the bug is that a NULL-handle is used. The APIs throw an
> exception because of this, but that exception is caught by the OS
> and nothing really bad happens. The problem is that if a debugger
> is attached to the process, that debugger has to handle the exception
> and not the OS. So in that case, the app is stopped - or depending
> on how that debugger is configured the app might crash.

Developers are an significant part of our user base. That they might
run into this problem is yet another reason to fix it.

> All in favor of 1.6.15 this week say "I"...


-- Stefan^2.


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