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Re: GIMP 2.6.6 crashing?

Jukka Marin wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2009 at 09:13:07PM +0300, Jukka Marin wrote:
> > I just installed GIMP 2.6.6 on NetBSD 5 / i386, but it crashes a lot 
> > like when trying to access Edit/Preferences, I get
> > 
> >   "assertion \"character != 0\" failed: file \"xdgmimecache.c\", line
> >   462, function \"cache_glob_node_lookup_suffix\"\n"
> This seems to be caused by files which have non-ascii characters in
> their names (like ä or ö).  I renamed such files in $HOME and gimp
> started up and works (for some definition of "works").  I don't like
> this as a permanent solution, though..

Unix file names are unencoded binary blobs.  The only rules are they can't
contain a '/' and they end with an ASCII NUL.  It sounds like you found a
bug in code that assumes otherwise....


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