[vtkusers] segfault when vtkXMLMultiBlockDataReader reads a .vtm binary mode - bug?

Tanaka Simon tanakas at gmx.ch
Tue Nov 4 16:34:01 EST 2014

Dear Developers,

can somebody confirm the buggy behaviour?

i attached a yet simplified code to reproduce the segfault.


btw: i use ubuntu 14.04 and gcc 4.7

On 03.11.2014 11:19, Tanaka Simon wrote:
> Dear Developers,
> Hello VTK users and developers,
> I attached a simple program which segfaults. please also have a look 
> at the comments in the code.
> i want to:
> 1) write a vtkMultiBlockDataSet to a file
> 2) load it
> it only segfaults if the writer is set to binary mode, and only if the 
> data exceeds a certain size. in ascii mode, everything is fine.
> this might be related:
> http://www.paraview.org/Bug/print_bug_page.php?bug_id=13294
> can you confirm that behaviour? what am i doing wrong? and if it is a 
> bug, how can i work around?
> thank you very much
> simon

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cmake_minimum_required(VERSION 2.8)


find_package(VTK REQUIRED)

add_executable(vtk_weird_segfault MACOSX_BUNDLE vtk_weird_segfault)

  target_link_libraries(vtk_weird_segfault ${VTK_LIBRARIES})
  target_link_libraries(vtk_weird_segfault vtkHybrid vtkWidgets)
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