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Re: Issue with wxWidgets 3.1.2 - MSW. Need GAL gurus help.


Le 22/12/2018 à 18:49, Maciej Suminski a écrit :
> On 12/21/18 8:22 PM, jp charras wrote:
>> I very recently updated wxWidgets from 3.1.1 to 3.1.2
>> I ran into a problem with Pcbnew and Gerbview (Not eeschema, that has a
>> different event handler):
>> The context menus Zoom selection and Grid Selection are no longer
>> working (and presumably any other context submenu).
>> I had a look into this issue (MSW specific).
>> The 3.1.1 and the 3.1.2 have different behaviors.
>> The attached patch fixes this issue.
>> However I do not understand this code in context_menu.cpp line 361:
>>  if( menu && menu != this )
>> The condition " && menu != this" is the culprit:
>> in wxWidgets 3.1.2, menu == this happens always.
>> in wxWidgets 3.1.2, menu == this happens never.
>> This line has no comment, and must be modified.
>> I'll be happy if Thomasz or Orson could have a look into that issue, and
>> that change and if this condition can be explained, if it is needed.
>> Thanks,
> Hi Jean-Pierre,
> The commit message for the mentioned line says "Fix for clarification
> menu crash (GAL/Windows)". Unfortunately, it had been committed before
> we started using 'Fixes:' tag, so I cannot point to a particular bug
> report. My impression is that FindItem() could return the same menu
> object, ultimately leading to an infinite loop on Windows.
> I will try your patch later with an wxWidgets 3.0.x version to see if
> removing the condition causes any problems.
> Cheers,
> Orson

Hi Orson,

Thanks to have a look into this problem.

I just saw the "Set Language" menu has a similar issue (sub-menus do not
work), but my fix does not work for this menu.
However, because it also does not work in Eeschema, I am guessing it
could be a different issue.

Jean-Pierre CHARRAS

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