mcedit freezes with use of macros

Bug #314614 reported by sultan
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Midnight Commander
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mc (Debian)
mc (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: mc

With Ubuntu 8.10 Release: 8.10, and Kubuntu 8.10 in terminal mode, mcedit freezes when macro's are used.

When i use Cntr-R (start macro) a macro is recorded, and with Cntr-R (close macro) and then A it's saved.

With Cntr-A A it should repeat the macro that was previously recorded in A.

With Cntr-A A (execute macro A) mcedit freezes after executing it 2 or 3 times.

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Florian Diesch (diesch) wrote :

I can confirm this. The second time I run the macro mcedit asks me for a new name for the macro, when I try to run it the third time mcedit freezes after asking for the macro name.

  Installed: 2:4.6.2~git20080311-2
  Candidate: 2:4.6.2~git20080311-2
  Version table:
 *** 2:4.6.2~git20080311-2 0
        500 intrepid/universe Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

Changed in mc:
status: New → Confirmed
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sultan (gerard-snoek) wrote :

This problem even exist with the all the alpha versions of jaunty, and with the latest debian stable release.

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sultan (gerard-snoek) wrote :

Also in Karmic 9.10 RC this bug exists

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sultan (gerard-snoek) wrote :

Problem still exists even in Maverick 10.10 :-(

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Yury V. Zaytsev (zyv) wrote :

Linked to upstream bug report.

Changed in mc:
status: Unknown → Confirmed
Changed in mc:
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package mc - 3:4.8.1-2ubuntu1

mc (3:4.8.1-2ubuntu1) precise; urgency=low

  * Sync from debian testing (LP: #905610, LP: #314614, LP: #410031,
      LP: #562361, LP: #632816, LP: #713630, LP: #770673, LP: #837163)
  * Added Pre-Depends for dpkg-maintscript-helper availability

mc (3:4.8.1-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Build-Depends are updated: 'bison' moved to build-deps;
    architecture wildcard replaced silly "type-handling | not+linux-gnu"
    (Closes: #587875 N:"Please remove type-handling dependency")
  * new patch to increase maximum file size for mcedit to 128 MiB
    (Closes: #369565 W:"mcedit: wishing a bigger file size limit")
    Thanks to Daniele Giacomini.
  * new patch to disable "Return does autoindent" by default in mcedit
    (Closes: #570502 N:"mcedit: adding extra spaces when pasting a text
     preceded by spaces")
    (Closes: #575711 N:"pasting extra tabs, AGAIN")
  * added mc.NEWS file with notes about important changes in this release
    (Closes: #661435 W:"lynx-like motion is lost during upgrade to 4.8.1")
  * added symlinks to all scripts in /usr/lib/mc for backward compatibility
  * new patch to correct path to scripts in man page
    (Closes: #661481 N:"Acknowledgement mc: /usr/share/mc/bin/ missing")
  * 'unzip' added to build-deps to set proper zip mode at build-time;
    'unzip' moved to Recommends from Suggests.
    (Closes: #661467 N:"mc: zip file browsing broken")
  * Recommends 'perl' and 'unzip' instead of Suggests
  * dropped old 20_wrong_path_to_wrappers.patch, which was breaking
    correct path to wrappers (note the precisely chosen file name ;)
  * corrected and properly annotated 09_uzip_broken_528239.patch

mc (3:4.8.1-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream release [December 2011]
    (Closes: #618542 N:"please follow upstream progress")
    (Closes: #528331 N:"[VFS] utar is unable to open .tar files")
    (Closes: #626287 N:"SHIFT+F6 should open rename dialog")
    (Closes: #609489 I:"If <F4> is pressed ~/.mc/cedit/Syntax is missing")
    (Closes: #606331 I:"regression: panel configuration on startup;
     view search configuration")
    (Closes: #567119 I:"mcedit ignores editnormal in MC_COLOR_TABLE")
    (Closes: #587372 N:"fish does not preserve modification time when
     copying files to remote host")
    (Closes: #592396 N:"file rename (F6) with non-usual characters failed")
    (Closes: #525146 N:"mc hangs when copying multiple files from ftp")
    (Closes: #574761 N:" [VFS] internal tar considers files containig
     '@' as directories.")
    (Closes: #584687 N:"mc/fish segfaults when remote copy/move appends
     to existing file")
    (Closes: #619092 W:"Wishlist: mc to open ISO files")
    (Closes: #602857 M:"use 7zr for generic .7z archives if available")
    (Closes: #61987 W:"total ETA wanted")
  * debian/watch
    • fixed and updated to fetch latest .tar.xz
  * dropped CDBS, now using debhelper only
  * debhelper & compat to version 9
  * dh-autoreconf to update toolchain
  * intltoolize to refresh
  * debian/control
    • standards to 3.9.3 (thanks to Andreas Tille)
    • added to build-deps:
      + 'type-handling...


Changed in mc (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Released
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