Bug#609044: elmer: Squashes geometry files

Adam C Powell IV hazelsct at debian.org
Wed Jan 5 18:38:27 UTC 2011

tags 609044 pending

Since upstream fixed this, it should have the pending tag, sorry I
forgot it.  Building now, should be uploaded by the end of the day.


On Wed, 2011-01-05 at 13:13 -0500, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> Package: elmer
> Version: 5.5.0.svn.4716.dfsg-5
> Severity: grave
> Justification: causes data loss
> For some situations, ElmerGUI's Save Project operation replaces the
> geometry input files, and every other file with the same basename, with
> a zero-length file of the same name.  This is due to a bug in
> ElmerGUI/Applications/src/mainwindow.cpp around line 1535, where even
> for identical geometry and project file paths, (g_path != p_path)
> returns true, and opening the output files destroys the originals.
> Upstream fixed this in SVN revisions 4887 and 4888.
> -Adam
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