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Bug 268992

Summary: media-gfx/inkscape-0.46-r5 crashes on startup when built with GCC 4.4 [patch]
Product: Gentoo Linux Reporter: Daniel J. <sleeperseven>
Component: [OLD] GCC PortingAssignee: Gentoo Graphics Project <graphics+disabled>
Severity: normal    
Priority: High    
Version: unspecified   
Hardware: All   
OS: Linux   
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---
Bug Depends on:    
Bug Blocks: 249226    

Description Daniel J. 2009-05-08 01:48:41 UTC
When built with GCC 4.4, inkscape crashes with the following error:

Emergency save activated!
Emergency save completed. Inkscape will close now.
If you can reproduce this crash, please file a bug at
with a detailed description of the steps leading to the crash, so we can fix it.
Segmentation fault

This bug is described here, with a patch attached:
After applying the patch and rebuilding inkscape, the error no longer occurs.
Comment 1 Peter Alfredsen (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2009-05-08 02:01:51 UTC
+  08 May 2009; Peter Alfredsen <>
+  inkscape-0.46-r5.ebuild, +files/inkscape-0.46-gcc44_p2.patch:
+  Fix runtime crash with gcc-4.4, bug 268992. Thanks to Daniel J.
+  <> for the patch.