SE crash possible vector

Bob Sneidar bobsneidar at iotecdigital.com
Fri Jul 19 16:47:48 EDT 2019


The question then becomes, does the SE populate all the tabs even if they are not showing or are not currently selected? For example, when does the Documentation tab populate? If it does so whenever a dev clicks a command or keyword, regardless whether or not it is visible, then any bug present when visible will be present when not. 

Bob S


> On Jul 19, 2019, at 12:57 , J. Landman Gay via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
> I thought I'd narrowed it down to the tree view in the variable watcher pane. I've been leaving LC set to show the Documentation tab just in case, but that doesn't help because when you debug, LC switches to the Variables tab automatically.
> 
> So I tried pulling down the divider until the debugging panes didn't show at all. That makes debugging difficult but I can point to variables to see the values, though I can't examine arrays very well. I'm still crashing, I just haven't uploaded my current collection of logs yet. I'm not sure LC needs more than 30 logs anyway.
> 
> On 7/19/19 1:04 PM, Bob Sneidar via use-livecode wrote:
>> I may have a possible vector for the script editor crash bug. I was editing a script but had the Documentation tab open. I clicked somewhere at or towards the end of a line and it immediately crashed to the desktop. I'm wondering if the dictionary lookup is getting some bad data at the click?
>> Bob S





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