GtkHtml causes Windows build to crash

Geert Janssens janssens-geert at
Tue Feb 16 10:16:31 EST 2010

On Tuesday 16 February 2010, Christian Stimming wrote:
> Zitat von Geert Janssens <janssens-geert at>:
> > The switch to GtkHtml seems to cause the Windows build to crash on
> > any attempt to open a report.
> > ...
> > But obviously in the current state, the Windows build is worse off with
> > GtkHtml than with Webkit.
> Yes. That's unfortunate and it was unexpected. The blame isn't on you
> but rather on the missing part of the release process where we don't
> test the resulting windows binary at all...
> > I can revert my change, and set Webkit back as the html renderer. At
> > least that will eliminate the crash.
> >
> > But according to bug #591177, the 2.4 release on windows should be using
> > GtkHtml. So simply reverting to Webkit is only pushing the problem
> > ahead of us in the future.
> Yes, but I guess that's the current way to at least get back into a
> working version. I propose we revert back to webkit, and in order to
> distinguish the newly working windows build from the broken 2.3.9
> build we already switch to a release version 2.3.10.
> You can revert, increase the version number, and tag right away (I'm
> away from SVN access currently).
> Regards,
> Christian



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