GNOME Bugzilla – Bug 792168
crash when changing font of text input manually
Last modified: 2018-05-24 18:58:25 UTC
when using the text tool, changing the font or font size manually, for example clicking into one of the fields for edition and they pressing any key like "backward", "shift" only, or an alphanumeric key makes it crashing. I tried on both a loaded image and a newly created blank image, and I tried even from a newly created user account, the result is the same in all cases. Below is the error output from the terminal window:
(gimp:3549): Gdk-WARNING **: gdkdrawable-x11.c:874 drawable is not a pixmap or window
(script-fu:3744): LibGimpBase-WARNING **: script-fu: gimp_wire_read(): error
Does this also happen with a more recent version of GIMP? The current stable is 2.8.22.
I'm using the binary package provided by my distro, so it will be some work to go to another version. But if you can prove that this problem might will have been resolved in between let me know, i'll probably think about doing the work. Gimp looks like a deliberately low graded tool and full of problems. It's a huge work to report all of them. It very often crashes. another good example of such is LibreOffice, which is far worse.
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