[Libreoffice] [PUSHED] Re: [REVIEW][3.5] Writer layout fix for fdo#40438

Cedric Bosdonnat cbosdonnat at suse.com
Wed Jan 18 04:33:41 PST 2012

Hi Michael,

On Tue, 2012-01-17 at 22:23 +0100, Michael Stahl wrote:
> On 13/01/12 18:07, Cedric Bosdonnat wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > Could some of the other Writer gurus have a look at this patch: it
> > should fix the crasher though it may not be perfect. I'ld prefer a peer
> > review before cherry-picking it to 3.5
> > 
> > http://cgit.freedesktop.org/libreoffice/core/commit/?id=d83488
> hmmm... i've looked at the problem quite a bit, and my current opinion
> is that your fix maybe doesn't really address the root cause, but it
> doesn't seem to cause any obvious problems either, so i've pushed it.

Sure, but I couldn't really figure out what proper fix we could do

> the problem is really that we call a listener that wants to paint the
> document in the middle of a layout, while the layout is in an
> inconsistent state; but i'm not sure what exactly could be done about that.

Yep, same here. Fixing the root cause without having side effects seems
complex to me.

> PS: all those __memcpy_ssse3_back in the bug attached valgrind.log look
> like positives?

No idea... If someone wants to have a look at these, that would be nice.


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