Re: Serious Aterm/Afterstep problem
Thu, 4 Nov 1999 16:42:54 -0600

> writes:
>>This is a well-known bug reported a few times already but it
>>was not fixed so far because it is really hard to reproduce.
>>If you have a reliable way of reproducing it - post the method,
>>please. (no, not the "when I work really hard and have lots
>>of editing sessions unsaved..." method - I know this one from
>>personal experience :)

>I've also been experiencing the same bug in 1.7.150 (I haven't used
>1.7.151 for long, because I don't like it; more on that in another
>message). I produced it twice by opening netscape, connecting to linajudo
>(my local apache server) and then opening star office on a different
>desktop. In star office, I worked for several minutes on a file on a
>removable disk. Without closing star office, I switched to the netscape
>window and AS promptly shut down. Even though I'm using 1 mb background
>pics, at 64mb of ram, 128 mb swap, and 400 mhz processor, the pics
>shouldn't be the problem.

>I've also got the core dump from this as well as a log of the AS errors
>from these experiences if you want to see them.

That would be the only relevant information about the crash. So please
e-mail it to me.

>Andrew Ferguson

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