Bug Fix List - 5.0 Release

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The following bugs must be fixed prior to the next release. See also the 5.0.0 Release Checklist.

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Bugs marked as Crash

  • Owner: ??? #55258 Recursion in a script file causes a segmentation fault
  • Owner: ??? #55254 clear all crashes when variable from oct file class is displayed in workspace
  • Owner: ??? #55139 m-editor locale failure caused crash
  • Owner: ??? #55053 GUI hanging when editing and saving function file during debugging
  • Owner: ??? #55047 Running the test suite causes Octave to segfault on Windows
  • Owner: ??? #55028 plots executed from script containing many plots seg fault
  • Owner: ??? #54708 Segfault closing plot fig on precompiled octave on Mojave
  • Owner: ??? #54507 Segfault in QT5 when resizing window during initialization
  • Owner: ??? #54431 GUI crashes on workspace refresh while executing script
  • Owner: ??? #54187 fail to close a busy figure and crash octave
  • Owner: ??? #54169 Test suite crashes when Octave built with Qt and FLTK
  • Owner: ??? #53858 Octave crashes when expanding an array of a sub-structure viewed by Variable Editor
  • Owner: ??? #53802 octave deadlocks with deletefcn callback that calls graphical function
  • Owner: ??? #53733 Panic/segfault when calling Java method after forge:im[read|write]
  • Owner: ??? #53342 Figure property IntegerHandle does not work fully with Qt toolkit
  • Owner: ??? #53207 crash when Octave starts on Windows after removing external 4K display
  • Owner: ??? #53115 "octave exited with signal 6" on attempt to stop debugging
  • Owner: ??? #53054 Variable Editor: crash when trying to edit specific empty struct cells
  • Owner: ??? #52996 calling audiodevinfo() results in a segfault on exit when JACK sound server is running
  • Owner: ??? #52274 Segfault when calling previously used oct-file from deleted directory
  • Owner: ??? #52123 Indirect memory leak in cdef_manager::initialize ()
  • WON'T FIX Owner: ??? #51950 sparse qr may return a malformed sparse matrix R with out of bounds entries
  • Owner: ??? #50974 SEGFAULT with constructed cmdline_options
  • Owner: ??? #50430 plot function causes crash/termination of Octave (Windows)
  • Owner: ??? #50025 Octave window freezes when I quit Octave GUI
  • Owner: ??? #49758 octave-cli crashes when closing fullscreen plot
  • Owner: ??? #49736 GUI: Crash when attempting to use the editor after too many files are opened
  • Owner: ??? #49702 CTRL+C crashes Octave CLI in Homebrew
  • Owner: ??? #49109 child process started by fork crashes or hangs with octave-gui
  • Owner: ??? #48709 GUI Command prompt showing no text
  • Owner: ??? #48519 Segfault with Qt plotting when running demos
  • Owner: ??? #47958 GUI freezes when starting debug with a partly drawn Qt figure
  • Owner: ??? #47445 Setting colors for too many plots causes Segmentation violation
  • Owner: ??? #54170 java.lang.String.toCharArray result incorrect conversion to char matrix

Bugs marked Configuration and Build System

  • Owner: ??? #55262 [MXE Octave] could not build stable Octave
  • Owner: ??? #55187 build: fails to work with Qt 5.12, qcollectiongenerator no longer exists
  • Owner: ??? #55033 mkoctfile link failure on macos
  • Owner: ??? #54939 Getting error while performing installation of octave 4.4.1 in linux
  • Owner: ??? #54216 Additional items for .hgignore
  • Owner: ??? #53627 build: oct files should not need to link with -loctinterp -loctave
  • Owner: ??? #53430 Octave user manual is not installed at all on systems with older Texinfo
  • Owner: ??? #53153 MXE octave crash after introduction of QOpenGLWidget
  • Owner: ??? #53099 mkoctfile confused by unknown options followed by source file arguments
  • Owner: ??? #53070 Empty search path when starting Octave from TCC/LE (alternative Windows command prompt)
  • Owner: ??? #52369 proxy settings do not work at Windows 10
  • Owner: ??? #51684 Request for Windows Portable zip version without absolute paths & system hooks
  • Owner: ??? #50266 [mxe-octave] incremental builds fail and require "make clean"
  • Owner: ??? #49707 Windows 10 won't associate .m files with Octave after re-install
  • Owner: ??? #49653 Build failure with ImageMagick
  • Owner: ??? #49503 [mxe-octave] cross-building packages with configure script calling octave itself have issues
  • Owner: ??? #48710 normalize core and package architecture-dependent installation directories
  • Owner: ??? #48678 mkoctfile returns linker flags on LFLAGS instead of LDFLAGS
  • Owner: ??? #45188 MXE: problems installing same version number of Octave into different directories

Bugs with severity >= 4

Bugs marked as regressions

  • Owner: ??? #55195 "help" for core functions contains odd symbols for non-ASCII characters
  • Owner: ??? #55133 Sidebar File Browser Not Rendered Correctly
  • Owner: ??? #55029 pause causes hang
  • Owner: ??? #54995 Removal of called_from_builtin
  • Owner: ??? #54953 Possible to create uncloseable figures when using --no-gui-libs option
  • Owner: ??? #54832 __run_test_suite__ fails with nested directories
  • Owner: ??? #54789 'keyboard' in function inside script file no longer gives debugging console
  • Owner: ??? #54554 When plotting large arrays, some graphic elements are not visible (llvmpipe Windows)
  • Owner: ??? #54444 Octave-4.4.X CLI doesn't terminate at sigterm until <ENTER> pressed at prompt
  • Owner: ??? #54342 rand() produces different results on octave 4.4.0 compared to earlier versions
  • Owner: ??? #54028 copy of non-handle class instance is not deep
  • Owner: ??? #53683 numerical output format for float values with magnitude greater than precision is wrong
  • Owner: ??? #53468 Octave 4.3.0+ can't load figures saved with previous versions
  • Owner: ??? #53456 output_precision: Cannot set precision higher than 16
  • Owner: ??? #53283 Variable Editor: floated variable panels disappear with loss of V.E. focus
  • Owner: ??? #53189 Truncated initial message in Command Window on Windows
  • Owner: ??? #53153 MXE octave crash after introduction of QOpenGLWidget
  • Owner: ??? #53099 mkoctfile confused by unknown options followed by source file arguments
  • Owner: ??? #53091 [MXE-Octave] new warning from gnuplot
  • Owner: ??? #52851 parse error at command line or in scripts "duplicate subfunction or nested function name"
  • Owner: ??? #52840 GUI hangs on use of uigetfile/uiputfile
  • Owner: ??? #52765 FreeSans default font is non portable in svg printout
  • Owner: ??? #49612 QT: uicontrol checkboxes and radiobuttons have wrong sizes

Other Bugs

Potentially excluded bugs

These bugs have been provisionally decided not to be blockers for 5.0.0. That doesn't mean they can't be fixed, if someone wants to fix them.