[Qgis-developer] Qgis crashes attempting to load existing project files (r7992)

Magnus Homann magnus at homann.se
Fri Jan 18 12:07:39 EST 2008

Carlos Dávila wrote:
> Magnus Homann escribió:
>> Carlos Dávila wrote:
>>> Magnus Homann escribió:
>>>> Carlos Dávila wrote:
>>>>> Carlos Dávila escribió:
>>>>>> I have just built qgis from trunk (r7992) and now it crashes if I 
>>>>>> try to open projects saved with 0.9.1, yesterday's trunk and 
>>>>>> already installed. No problem creating and saving new projects, 
>>>>>> but cannot open them.
>>>>>> Regards
>>>>>> Carlos
>>>>> I installed r7994 and problem persisted, but after rebooting it 
>>>>> works OK. I have no idea where the problem came from.
>>>>> Carlos
>>>> Did you get an message box warning from opening project files from 
>>>> older revision of QGIS? 
>>> No, I had disabled that option.
>> Too bad, because the revision information given there is valuable when 
>> reporting bugs in reading old project files. That's why I in the 
>> warning dialog said you should report that information. It also gave a 
>> link on where to report problems, and what should be included.
>> It makes it much easier fixing these kind of problems.
>> I suggest you turn it on, at least when there is problems.
> OK, I turned it on. But note some of the projects giving problems were 
> saved with trunk version, only a few revisions older.

Yes, if you use other version of QGIS then the releases, there is no 
guarantee that you get a clean upgrade. The default values should 
however be safe, so QGIS shouldn't crash.

In trunk, changes in project file format can appear at any time.


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