Subject: Re: Request for advice - how to obtain latest Abiword version?
From: projectd (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Fri May 04 2001 - 03:59:59 CDT
On Fri, 4 May 2001, John Selby wrote:
> I'd be grateful for advice on how to obtain the latest Windows build of
> AbiWord for Windows.
Far as I know, the absolute latest is at http://www.abisource.com/~tom/
Look for the "nightly builds" link I think. I'm also not sure this one is
updated nightly, but my understanding is that you'll get whatever is most
recent for Windows at this URL (not Linux).
> Anyway, I was unable to get past what looks like a bug in the package I
> downloaded, which causes AbiWord to crash if any attempt is made to change
> any of the settings in the page setup dialogue box
> 2) How to make a "bug report" - I guess it is helpful if users do this?
Go to http://bugzilla.abisource.com and spend some time playing around
with the queries. You can search for and find already filed bugs, but be
prepared to spend a little time poking around and reading bugs to find
what you're looking for. In other words, you may have to read through
quite a few bug reports to make sure the one you want to file hasn't
already been done. As a matter of fact, there's one on file already for
the behavior you describe: crashing in Windows when changing settings in
page setup. I cannot remember offhand whether that one has been fixed or
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