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Subject: Re: patches to build UISimulator on Mac OS X 10.4.6

Re: patches to build UISimulator on Mac OS X 10.4.6

From: XavierGr <xaviergr_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-05-17

yes it is true that the sim crashes whenver I try to open files with
folders.

But what's the entries = 0 for?

This variable is always initialized to zero when the program starts.

On 17/05/06, Bill Janssen <janssen@parc.com> wrote:
>
> > I haven't checked for a while but when I was developing the file_change
> > feature I tested various conditions with and without mixed folders and
> it
> > worked just fine...
>
> I'm using it in the simulator, under GDB, and conditions there might
> be different from in a real device. But I can't see how it wouldn't
> crash if you were in a folder which had extension-less filenames in
> it. It's a null pointer dereference bug.
>
> > If you use it twice?
> > What exactly do you mean by that?
>
> I mean, you try to look at an image, then you go back to the file
> browser, then you select another JPEG image. There's an index
> initialization problem that the patch fixes. Again, this is an error
> that might be masked in certain operating conditions. Or with a less
> introspective version of "free".
>
> Bill
>
Received on Wed May 17 14:27:43 2006


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