[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 09:07:53 EDT 2012

Oh-- and do you have the 64 bit or the 32 bit version of Racket? (I
see you have the 64 bit OS, but that doesn't preclude the 32 bit
version of drracket.)


On Thu, Oct 18, 2012 at 8:07 AM, Robby Findler
<robby at eecs.northwestern.edu> wrote:
> 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?
> Robby
> 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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