Trying to open e.g. an exe file should result in a warning message, not a crash.
Steps to reproduce:
1. Drag e.g. exe file onto LibreOffice icon
It should show a warning mesaage, like GIMP.
Operating System: Windows 7
I'm not able to reproduce the crash with %WINDIR%\notepad.exe. Maybe this is reproducible only with a specific exe file?
I tried it with http://portableapps.com/redirect/?a=LibreOfficePortable&t=http%3A%2F%2Fdownload.documentfoundation.org%2Flibreoffice%2Fportable%2F4.2.4%2FLibreOfficePortable_4.2.4_MultilingualNormal.paf.exe
(In reply to comment #2)
> I tried it with
It doesn't crash for me, but tries to open the file for a very long time with a constant 50% CPU usage. I killed the process after ~1.5 hours with ~400MB RAM usage.
Given that any unknown file type is forced to open in Writer with the ascii filter , I can guess why this happens. Not only it's a big file (117MB), the filter will treat special symbols like carriage return or form feed. Even notepad.exe (176KB on my system), opens with 666 pages. Now imagine what could be the results of opening your file.
Its possible that the crash was in icu and is resolved with one or more of the three commits of
1f39f4466f334165d85d1ed8cccf33ff14f91434 3259d56baf99956ed6576919c7b0abd9203de41d b68d4b14c0ff336318602310dd987ced737b4213
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