[racket-dev] DrRacket 5.3 suddenly crashing every few minutes on Win7/64

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Thu Oct 18 09:07:11 EDT 2012

Do you get a message saying that it has crashed from the OS, or does
it just disappear? I can't recall the details now but when I get such
messages, I get an option to go into some kind of a debugger and get
stack traces. Are you seeing that?


On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 8:53 AM, Kathi Fisler <kfisler at cs.wpi.edu> wrote:
> Within the last couple of days, DrRacket has started crashing after a
> few minutes of use.  I have not noticed a pattern to what I am doing
> when the crash occurs (it has happened on each of mid-editing on
> changing tabs, and on hitting F5 to run).  I have tried both with
> multiple tabs open and with multiple windows open (but only single
> tabs).  It has now crashed 5 times within 20 minutes.
> I am running 5.3[3m], which I upgraded to soon after its release.  I
> installed Windows upgrades a week ago; could be correlated to when the
> problem started occurring.  Last Windows update I installed was
> KB2739159.  I'm on 64-bit Windows 7.
> Glad to provide more info if someone tells me what to grab and how to grab it.
> Kathi
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