[metapost] metapost bug reports

Taco Hoekwater taco at elvenkind.com
Fri Jan 28 10:59:50 CET 2005


I have a request for help. There are a few bugs in the
database that apply to the graph.mp file. It would be
great if somebody with knowledge of those bugs (or at least
the macros in graph.mp) could help solving those. Any
volunteers will be highly appreciated!

Greetings, Taco

Taco Hoekwater wrote:
> Hi there,
> As you may know by now, active work is done in an attempt
> to solve any known bugs in MP for a new release.
> There are a few bugs in the database that are lacking
> information, making it hard to track them down and
> so I hope that one of you can remember what the original
> bug report was about (the bug database is available
> at http://sarovar.org/tracker/?atid=983&group_id=230 ).
>  #131: "String problem claimed to be a memory leak"
>  This was reported by Denis Roegel. It is quite likely that
>  the bug is caused by something in web2c || kpathsea rather
>  than in the core of MP, but it cannot be tested without
>  actual input file(s).
>  #174: "Initialize X_.sc and Y_.sc to something smaller in graph.mp"
>  What was that about? There is nothing known about this
>  except the title. Both values are initialized to 0 in the
>  current version. Ring a bell, anyone?
> Greetings, Taco
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