crash recipe for htmlText?

Mark Talluto userev at
Mon Jan 10 17:13:12 EST 2005

On Jan 10, 2005, at 1:58 PM, Richard Gaskin wrote:

> I'm getting some intermittent hard crashes after setting the htmlText 
> of a field.  Trying to pin this down, I have a script that repeated 
> performs the same parsing, formatting, and htmlText setting over and 
> over, and sometimes all of it works well, sometimes it displays 
> garbage and crashes, and sometimes it displas garbage and doesn't 
> crash.
> To help pin this down further I have it writing a log of the data I'm 
> setting the field's htmlText to, so that hopefully when it crashes I 
> can see if it's due to badly-formed HTML.
> Oddly enough, I've only had once instance in which bad-looking data 
> would up in the log.  In all other cases it writes well to the log, 
> even if I see garbage in the field on screen.
> Do any of you folks know of specific issues in which setting or 
> getting htmlText will cause a crash?  I couldn't find anything related 
> to this in Bugzilla....

Ken's Revzilla crashes on me once in a while.  I do see some garbage in 
the field before all goes totally bad.  I have bugzillaed it at:  

Best regards,
Mark Talluto

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