[Merkaartor] Segmentation fault on file -> print
sven at lank.es
Wed Jul 28 11:52:01 BST 2010
On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:41:47AM +0200, Manuel Reimer wrote:
Good morning Manuel,
> I downloaded a small piece of map and tried to print this out (File
> -> Print). Merkaartor crashed.... :-(
Could you please submit the segfault (including the Version of
merkaartor that you used) to the bugtracker:
Otherwise it will most certainly get lost.
> Why does Merkaartor have *that* much segmentation fault bugs? Is it
> really such difficult to write software with Qt?
This isn't about Qt or C++ or lack of skills. This is about lack of
testing before a release goes out.
The reason for the lack of testing is the lack of manpower - merkaartor
is currently mostly a one-man-show wrt. development and while I'm sure
Chris tried the stuff he writes it's known that it's hard for developers
to actually find issues in their own programs as the programmer only
uses them the way he planned them to be used.
So if you (or anyone else) wants less bugs the only way to achieve that
is to test the code before it's released and report issues.
We as a community probably need to do a better job at offering
git-snapshot binaries (just talking about linux here because that is
what I am using).
PS: The wording of your question is pretty harsh - If someone would send
me a line like this for a FLOSS-Project that I have written I'd probably
delete that email without doing anything about it.
sven === jabber/xmpp: sven at lankes.net
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