[4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Major Cooke
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[4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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I'm getting sporadic crashes when starting the game up with some mods attached. This one crashed after catching errors and aborting.

Interestingly enough, it used to be on version "4.2" and only today did I up it to version "4.10" and that's when the crashes started happening.
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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I'm sorry but a report like this doesn't help me. You load so much stuff that it's impossible to recreate the proper setup. First, what versions of the mod files did you load and second, can you make a smaller, contained example?
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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I wish I knew what was even causing the problem in the first place. I was hoping some insight into the crash report might help so I can replicate the problem.
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Okay, I think I managed to narrow down the cause. Apparently, trying to spawn things or give inventory in WorldLoaded for event handlers seemed to be some of the cause. I'm checking over some more to see if it still crashes further. If it doesn't, then I'll try to replicate.
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Okay, finally got it to replicate.

Download this test file and try to boot it up until it crashes. If it doesn't crash, exit and boot it again.

Attached is the crash report, in case it doesn't.
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Major Cooke wrote: Tue Nov 29, 2022 1:30 am I'm getting sporadic crashes when starting the game up with some mods attached. This one crashed after catching errors and aborting.
I got it too using Brutal Doom Black Edition, from a few last master versions, glad I'm not alone :)

Can happen 1/2 of the time on my side. Was too lazy too run a Debug build to analyse at present, thanks to Major Cookie to narrow it down (maybe).
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Well, I can't narrow it down without a bit of extra help in this regard because any number of things could be doing it.
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Turns out I was 2 commits behind, meaning I was missing this commit. It seems to have stopped crashing now but I'll leave this open and do some more testing just to make sure.
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Re: [4.9+]Sporadic start-up crashes

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Alright, it hasn't happened again after launching it 100 times.

@vsonnier: I'd recommend getting a devbuild from November 28 and later, hopefully it'll fix the same crash you're experiencing.

Closing this. If it comes up again, I'll just make a new thread.

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