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IDProjectCategoryView StatusLast Update
0037244LazarusIDEpublic2020-07-02 06:10
ReporterWill B Assigned To 
Status newResolutionopen 
PlatformApple Mac miniOSmacOS 10.15.5 
Product Version2.0.8 
Summary0037244: Clicking 'Help' from Lazarus Help menu causes error and empty help viewer
DescriptionWhen clicking the Help menu item from the Lazarus Help menu, an error occurs. A help viewer appears, empty, then an error dialog says:

Invalid file handle.

Press OK to ignore and risk data corruption.
Press Abort to kill the program."
Steps To Reproduce* Have any project open in the IDE
* Click the 'Help' menu
* Choose the 'Help' menu item from the menu
* Empty help viewer and error dialog appear
TagsNo tags attached.
Fixed in Revision
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Will B

2020-06-24 07:55


lazarus-help-issue.png (141,144 bytes)   
lazarus-help-issue.png (141,144 bytes)   

Dmitry Boyarintsev

2020-07-02 06:10

developer   ~0123712

that seems to be related to SimpleIPC

The error occurs on TSimpleIPCServer.PeekMessage() call

Issue History

Date Modified Username Field Change
2020-06-24 07:55 Will B New Issue
2020-06-24 07:55 Will B File Added: lazarus-help-issue.png
2020-07-02 06:10 Dmitry Boyarintsev Note Added: 0123712