Rev 2.5 Hang at Launch on OS X Bugzilla'd

Trevor DeVore lists at
Fri Sep 24 18:27:25 EDT 2004

On Sep 24, 2004, at 3:22 PM, Dan Shafer wrote:

> I've about had it with this bug, which I was sure I'd reported and 
> BZed before, but apparently not.
> If you can confirm that this bug arises, please go add to my 
> description.
> Essentially, trying to launch Rev (this has been true for 2.2 and is 
> still true in 2.5 though less frequent), the splash screen comes up, 
> gets to the point where it says in the lower right corner that it's 
> loading menus and plugins, and then hangs. Until today, I didn't find 
> anything short of a reinstall that helped. I think I discovered today 
> that replacing the revpreferences.rev stack in the components/save 
> folder solves the problem. But then you have to resupply your serial 
> number and reset all your preferences.
> This happens for me more than once or twice a month and I just can't 
> find a pattern. I can work in Rev for hours, close it, go to lunch, 
> come back, launch it and have it fail. No warning, nothing.
> Am I the only one experiencing this?

I have experienced this prior to 2.5 on rare occasions but I haven't 
seen it in 2.5 yet.

Trevor DeVore
Blue Mango Multimedia
trevor at

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