Comment 20 for bug 519541

We've made a couple more releases with important bug fixes since then.
We're up to 2.8.3 in Fedora 12 and we'll likely release 2.8.4 within a

Maybe we could ask our Debian friends to package 2.8.3 and see if the
bug persists.



On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 10:21 AM, Barry Warsaw <email address hidden> wrote:
> I'm not totally convinced this is a bug specific to Ubuntu.  I disabled
> all the patches in the source package, then built it and it still froze.
> Maybe this is a bug in upstream that Fedora has fixed?  Is there any way
> you can check that?  Because this is a package in universe, it isn't a
> bug that is going to hold up Lucid, and we could use your help in fixing
> it.
> --
> Abiword 2.8.1 freezes with document lost when help is clicked or F1 is pressed
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> Status in AbiWord: Confirmed
> Status in “abiword” package in Ubuntu: Triaged
> Status in “abiword” source package in Lucid: Triaged
> Bug description:
> Binary package hint: abiword
> Every time help is clicked, including all items under Help in the menu, except 'About Abiword', Abiword freezes and the document you are working in is lost.
> ProblemType: Bug
> Architecture: i386
> Date: Tue Feb  9 15:42:15 2010
> DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
> InstallationMedia: Error: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/var/log/installer/media-info'
> Package: abiword 2.8.1-2ubuntu1
> ProcEnviron:
>  PATH=(custom, user)
>  LANG=en_US.utf8
>  SHELL=/bin/bash
> ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-12.17-generic
> SourcePackage: abiword
> Uname: Linux 2.6.32-12-generic i686