Comment 28 for bug 519541

Hi Martin,

Those are all excellent bug fixes in our stable release cycle. 2.8.x.

Please upgrade to 2.8.4 it is far better and safer than 2.8.1.



On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 6:29 PM, Martin Pitt <email address hidden> wrote:
> There are a lot of changes in there, plus completely new code (a crypto
> library). This looks a bit dangerous this close to release? Wouldn't it
> be better to backport the fix for this crash instead?
> If you want to push for the new release, please submit an upstream
> changelog, a rationale for copying in a crypto library instead of using
> the system one, and how much this new version has been tested on current
> lucid. Thanks!
> --
> 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