On Thu, Oct 13, 2016 at 2:31 PM, Adriaan de Groot <gr...@kde.org> wrote: > On Thursday, October 13, 2016 01:12:27 PM Martin Graesslin wrote: >> Just an example of an issue I run into today: >> https://git.reviewboard.kde.org/ r/129171/ >> >> Application just crashed on startup due to a missing nullptr check exposed >> by a different windowing systems. > > > This intrigued me, so I went looking at the Qt docs > (e.g.http://doc.qt.io/qt-5/qguiapplication.html#clipboard) to see if they > said anything about the returned pointers: > > > Neither function's documentation says it can return a nullptr; neither says it > can't. But what really surprises me in the documentation is the use of the > words "object" and "reference" here.
What's even more surprising is that the behavior seems to differ across applications. For example on the very same system I can reproduce the kcolourpaint crash pointed by Martin, but I cannot reproduce the crash in , which according to the stacktrace is also happening because of a null mimeData pointer from the clipboard. : https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=359883 > > [ade] Cheers Elvis