Re: [code] Textadept copying bytes causes crash

From: Colin <colin.holzman.att.protonmail.com>
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2018 11:22:51 +0000

I am using Windows. I am able to copy arbitrary bytes from my test file opened in SciTE and paste them into Textadept, but coping the same bytes from Textadept causes a crash.

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On September 4, 2018 8:32 PM, Mitchell <m.att.foicica.com> wrote:

> Hi Colin,
>
> On Tue, 4 Sep 2018, Colin wrote:
>
> > Hi again,
> > When I open a file that contains bytes 0x80 through 0xFF and attempt to select one of more of those bytes and copy to the clipboard Textadept crashes. I don't have a lot more to add than that. Any idea what could be causing this? Is there a log or some other source of exception info I should be looking at?
>
> Are you on Linux? Does the same thing happen in SciTE[1]? Both Textadept and SciTE use the Scintilla editing component. I'm wondering if Scintilla's GTK platform code cannot handle invalid UTF-8 bytes on the clipboard. (GTK is the GUI toolkit Textadept uses.)
>
> Cheers,
> Mitchell
>
> [1]: https://scintilla.org/SciTE.html
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