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Re: [StrongED] StrongED 4.70a4 available

Fred Graute, on 3 Mar, wrote:

> In message <mpro.n1rs59008ff4q02yw.pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>           David Pitt <pittdj@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Fred Graute, on 1 Mar, wrote:
> >
> > > The fourth alpha release of StrongED 4.70 can found on the website:
> > > http://www.stronged.iconbar.com/archives/releases/se470a4.zip
> >
> > Many thanks. So far it is working just fine on the Raspberry Pi, it just
> > needed changes in Mode Choices to use the new bitmap font naming system.
> Thanks David, good to know there's no immediate problems.
> > At this point I recommend stopping reading!
> >
> > On VRPC OS4.39 on a Mac on select clicking StrongED's iconbar icon to
> > open a blank BaseMode window the window furniture arrived but writing
> > area was transparent showing the only the backdrop.
> Was that with a default BaseMode or had changes been made to it?

The error does occur with the default BaseMode.

> I have found a bug in 4.70a4 which is triggered by a mode having
> duplicates in its SyntaxWords groups. Have look to see if that's the case
> in your BaseMode ModeFile.

There are no duplicates.

> > I then tried VRPC OS4.39 on two Windows 7 machines, the first one worked
> > as I expected it to but to some surprise the second one showed the same
> > bug as seen on the Mac. The Windows machines do have Alt-Break which did
> > stop StrongED.
> I tried it on Windows 7 with RPCemu (0.8.9, 256 MB) but it ran without any
> problems.

I agree, this problem does not show on RPCEmu.
> > One difference was that the working Windows 7 VRPC had 64MB assigned
> > whereas the not working VRPCs were both set to 128MB, reducing both to
> > 64MB had both of them working.
> >
> > Odd or what!!
> Yes, that's surprising. I don't have an answer right now about what might
> be causing this. Does reducing the amount of memory fix it on the Mac too?

Yes, 64MB does fix the Mac. 

There are no error messages anywhere, nor is there a StrongDump.

I would suggest waiting to see if there are any further reports.
David Pitt

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