I'm working on a big document with lots of formulas in 18.104.22.168 (linux/amd64).
Today writer began to crash on opening the document. It shows the line of squares in the statusbar, progress comes to about 65-70% then everything in writer stops (including the window redraws), `top` tool shows 101% cpu usage and about 40% mem usage for a couple of minutes, and finally writer crashes with the following output in the console:
terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::bad_alloc'
What do I do and am I ultimately screwed??
I can't migrate to 4.* series because of https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=88139 (I can open the doc there -- yet)
I can't attach the doc in question, as that is unpublished etc. The doc itself is ~4M in size, its zip structure is uncorrupted.
Can you do a regex to replace all characters with x or use this macro: https://wiki.documentfoundation.org/QA/BugReport/Attachments#Confidential_Attachments
I've replaced the text letters, but will have to do the same with formulas. I'll have to modify the python script which I use for batch formula font settings modifications. Or you could suggest something of the kind which is ready-to-use. :)
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Why are you using such an old version? The latest release is 4.4.1
Please download that and test your document there.
(In reply to Philipp Weissenbacher from comment #4)
> Why are you using such an old version? The latest release is 4.4.1
> Please download that and test your document there.
I need functionality and stability, not new numbers in version field. If 3.* series did its job, I wouldn't bother to upgrade. Especially when I'm working on the big document.
However, 22.214.171.124 stopped opening, and 4.4.2 can't save this doc (#88314). Happily, 4.3.* series can both open and save this (yet), with a penalty of having to re-render all formulas (opening them manually), twice (#88139, #88320).
(In reply to raal from comment #3)
> Thank you for reporting the bug. Please attach a sample document, as this
> makes it easier for us to verify the bug.
Yes, of course, right after I obfuscate the formulas.
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This NEEDINFO message was generated on: 2015-10-14
I can't use the 3.* series because of that issue, so can't add anything new.
The big (obfuscated) file which couldn't be opened is at
(In reply to Yury from comment #8)
> I can't use the 3.* series because of that issue, so can't add anything new.
> The big (obfuscated) file which couldn't be opened is at
I could open it just fine.
I think this could be closed as worksforme.
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