[GRASS-dev] Re: problem with G_fatal_error

Markus Neteler neteler at fbk.eu
Mon Oct 22 15:03:01 EDT 2007

Hi developers,

here a request from the QGIS team... please group reply since
Martin isn't subscribed.


On Mon, Oct 22, 2007 at 11:04:30AM +0200, Martin Dobias wrote:
> Hi Markus,
> I'm currently working with Leonardo Lami on a crash in QGIS when user
> tries to open corrupted vector layer. We've found out that it's a
> regression from grass 6.2 and the problem happens only in 6.3.cvs.
> The problem looks like this: QGIS calls Vect_open_old_head function -
> that one finds out that the layer is corrupted and calls G_fatal_error
> routine. Looking at that function I see that in 6.3.cvs the function
> always calls exit() which is incorrect, because this takes also the
> whole QGIS down. GRASS 6.2 has a condition "if ( ext_error ) return
> 0;" before the exit statement, so since QGIS sets extended error
> handler, everything is okay. Please could you add that condition back?
> Regards
> Martin

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