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 www.inkscape.org
with a detailed description of the steps leading to the crash, so we can fix it.
This bug is described here, with a patch attached:
After applying the patch and rebuilding inkscape, the error no longer occurs.
+ 08 May 2009; Peter Alfredsen <email@example.com>
+ 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.
+ <firstname.lastname@example.org> for the patch.