[QGIS-Developer] The left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing

Nathan Woodrow madmanwoo at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 22:41:25 PST 2017


What OS are you running your testing on? If you are on Windows grab the
qgis-dev-pdb package so the crash will give you more info and we can get it


On Mon, Dec 18, 2017 at 4:38 PM, Patrick Dunford <enzedrailmaps at gmail.com>

> Sorry. I have appreciated since writing this email that you guys could not
> have foreseen how the project properties dialog box crashes because no one
> else reported that as a bug.
> There's a paradox (or tension) here: to get the best testing you have to
> be using this software every day to do as many things as possible. That
> creates issues when something breaks in a project file, if it's hard to fix
> easily.
> Every time the CRS changed I changed it back but now it crashes when I try
> to do that. The changes in layer styles that don't migrate was small
> compared to being unable to set the correct CRS on a project because the
> CRS gui crashes.
> On 18/12/17 18:47, Nyall Dawson wrote:
>> On 16 December 2017 at 22:32, Patrick Dunford <enzedrailmaps at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> With a recent change in masters the project file format has been broken
>>> yet
>>> again (it seems) and now instead of recognising EPSG:3857 on project
>>> files
>>> that are not very old, it comes up as USER:100029
>>> Now ordinarily this wouldn't be an issue, just open project properties
>>> and
>>> change the CRS. Except there is a well documented bug that makes the
>>> software crash when you try to do this.
>>> As it's not possible in any way for me to fix this latest inability to
>>> recognise the CRS from the previous project file from a slightly earlier
>>> version of master, maybe it would be helpful to document how we could
>>> actually insert the CRS into the project file by hand so it is correct.
>>> Patrick,
>> Your bug testing is very much appreciated - the way you word your
>> email subjects, not so.
>> Nyall
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