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Month: January 2012

Re: [trinity-users] K Menu - kicker crash

From: "Timothy Pearson" <kb9vqf@...>
Date: Sat, 14 Jan 2012 15:41:54 -0600
> On Saturday 14 January 2012 10:22:22 am Dan Youngquist wrote:
>> On 01/14/2012 10:38 AM, Calvin Morrison wrote:
>> > This bug is fixed in git.  It was a libart issue. Will be there in R14
>> I have the same problem on 2 different machines -- the only 2 installs
>> of
>> 3.5.13 I've done so far -- and it's been reported on the list at least
>> twice since then.  So I think it must be a common problem that lots of
>> folks run into.  I haven't tried the patch yet, but am about to do so.
>> But most who get to the website, install Trinity, and have this problem
>> won't know there's a patch -- they'll just see a great big bug that's
>> still
>> there, and uninstall Trinity and never try it again.  So I think it's a
>> really bad idea to leave it unfixed until R14.
> The OP was building from source on a Wheezy system, this IS different than
> a user
> visiting the TDE website & installing the binaries on a Wheezy system.
> AFAIK, TDE3.5.13 is compiled on a Squeeze box, for the Debian stuff, and I
> would
> not expect them to necessarily work 100% on Wheezy.  The install
> instructions are
> for Lenny & Squeeze.
> I have tested TDE3..5..13 & Wheezy in a Vbox instance and would not want
> to use on
> my production boxes.
> Caveat,  I don't think running a Wheezy guest on a Squeeze host is a valid
> test
> though. To many kernel & Xorg cahnges, to name a few,  some stuff just
> won't
> work.

My experience with Wheezy in a full VM has been terrible.  Too much
instability in core system libs--I strongly recommend that TDE users DO
NOT UPGRADE TO WHEEZY unless they are prepared to lose access to TDE (and
other software packages) until Wheezy is marked as stable.