request to look into this bug

Damjan Jovanovic damjan.jov at
Sat Mar 31 07:18:32 CDT 2007

On 3/30/07, Louis. Lenders <xerox_xerox2000 at> wrote:
> Hi, while working through the test reports in the appdb, i saw users
> submitting  crashes  with  applications  , all  similar to bug 7380, so i
> decided to take it here. The applications that crash are
> *WinMerge (newest version)
> *BookWorms Adventures + several other PopCap games ( i tested them)
> *5 other applications listed under bug 7380.
> So i know of at least 10 applications that crash this way. They all start
> fine using the "buggy pointer" patch from Rein Klazes below. However, i
> think it's becoming rahter strange that  all these (just released!)
> applications pass  buggy pointers, so i'm beginning to think the problem
> must be somewhere else. I've sent in a patch to work around this bug by an
> exception handler a few weeks ago, but that's likely not the way to go
> either then. Anyone an idea how to tackle this problem? Thanks.

I noticed WinMerge crashing, but I think it worked a number of wine
versions back (wine-0.9.2x, with x being around 6-8). Please
regression test it if you can, I don't currently have the time.

May the bug hunt go well,

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