On Wed, Jul 26, 2006 at 07:35:00PM +0200, Karl Günter Wünsch wrote:

> > Instead of repeatedly ranting  "i want the old tool back" you should
> > realize that you are using something that is explicitely labeled
> > "unstable" and "in development". So be constructive, thus helping
> > fixing these bugs, or use the stable 2.2 version.
> I am constructive in reporting the bugs.
> Fixing for me is impossible as the new rect selection tool is undocumented, 
> the interface it uses is unlike any of the other tools from where I could 
> take a hint or two on how to get started understanding it and on top of that 
> there is the complete gibberish of code which implements the object 
> orientation.


You might want to consider switching to an older revision (probably
installing it besides the most recent one) where the old rect select
tool is still available.

You are experiencing what happens if developers really mean "development
branch" if they say "development branch". There may be times where the
software is partially or totally broken and this is intended. Simply
keep a last "works for me" version and use it if things get screwed up.


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