[arch-general] Inkscape fails to open svg files

Murari murari.ksr at gmail.com
Thu Jun 4 08:40:48 UTC 2015

On 4 June 2015 at 08:02, bob <bdjor71 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Hi,could you open inkscape from terminal and see what is the output is
> when you save.best regardsBob
>       From: Murari <murari.ksr at gmail.com>
>  To: General Discussion about Arch Linux <arch-general at archlinux.org>
>  Sent: Thursday, June 4, 2015 6:08 AM
>  Subject: [arch-general] Inkscape fails to open svg files
> Hi all,
> An update between the 17th of May and the 1st of June seems to have broken
> Inkscape's ability to open existing svg files on my computer. Any svg I
> open (including stock files off the internet) cause Inkscape to crash with
> "Inkscape encountered an internal error and will close now". I even created
> a new, test svg consisting only of a few shapes and text, but I can't open
> it again after saving. Has anyone else seen anything like this?
> Thanks!
Thanks, I did that, and it appears to be a known problem in Inkscape with
parsing the recently-used.xbel file. (ref
https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/1404934). Solved for the moment.

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