[wingide-users] 2.0b5 patch for Windows crash

Wing IDE Support support at wingware.com
Fri Aug 13 13:32:02 EDT 2004


We've released a patch for Wing IDE 2.0b5 that fixes at least one case 
in which Wing will crash with a general protection fault.  I was able to 
trigger it by using a very large display font, but there may be other 
ways to trigger it.  I encourage all Windows users to apply this patch. 
  Note that versions before 2.0b5 did not have this problem.

The patch is available at

http://wingware.com/pub/wingide/prerelease/2.0.0b5/bugfixes/win32-gpf-2.0.0b5p4-win32.tar

To install, unpack the patch using winzip or similar tool in the 
directory where 2.0 b5 is installed ("C:\Program Files\Wing IDE 2.0" is 
the default).  Make sure that the "use folder names" option is checked 
so the files are put into the correct directories.

Let us know of any problems,

John


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