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|0002030||Gnome Inform application||[IDEs] Installation and Platform Issues||public||2017-09-28 22:08||2017-10-04 03:56|
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|Summary||0002030: NI segfaults on every invocation|
|Description||After a recent Debian Linux update, NI segfaults on *every* invocation, making Inform 7 completely unusable.|
I can't even fix it myself because NI is still, for incomprehensible reasons, closed-source.
uname -a report:
Linux doctormoo 4.12.0-2-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 4.12.13-1 (2017-09-19) x86_64 GNU/Linux
|Minimal Source Text To Reproduce|
Just invoke ni, by any means whatsoever.
|Additional Information||Could have been a library update -- but that shouldn't have affected a static linked binary if it was built properly. |
More likely ni is incompatible with recent kernels; this worked under 4.9. I will revert the kernel (requiring a reboot) and see if it fixes the problem or whether it's a library incompatibilty. I don't know how to track down a library incompatbility.
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Verified. Works on Linux 4.9, breaks on Linux 4.12.
This needs to be fixed in NI basically immediately.
edited on: 2017-09-28 22:32
Upon further research this is likely to be a duplicate of http://inform7.com/mantis/view.php?id=2025, [^] which has been festering ignored for a month and a half despite only requiring a recompile.
This would be much easier if NI were distributed in source form, even if it wasn't under an open source license (an open source license would be better of course).
|2017-09-28 22:08||neroden||New Issue|
|2017-09-28 22:20||neroden||Note Added: 0004722|
|2017-09-28 22:32||neroden||Note Added: 0004724|
|2017-09-28 22:32||neroden||Note Edited: 0004724||View Revisions|
|2017-09-29 11:47||zarf||Relationship added||duplicate of 0002025|
|2017-10-04 03:56||curiousdannii||Status||new => closed|
|2017-10-04 03:56||curiousdannii||Resolution||open => duplicate|
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