setugid crash when opening file via icon or doubleclick on SVG file

Asked by Fabian Egli on 2017-10-10

Dear Inkscapers,

Since some time Inkscape crashes on a OS X El Capitan machine when opening files in certain ways.

I can open Inkscape, draw something and save it. However, when I try to open that exact same drawing I just saved (by double clicking it), Inkscape starts starting up, the Inkscape icon appears in the Dock but then Inkscape crashes without opening any window. When I start Inkscape again, without opening a file it starts up normally. If I then try to open the file by dragging it onto the Inkscape Icon, a new Inkscape Window opens for a second and then disappears again, while the window with the blank drawing from startup remains open.

However, I can open the file from the File menu in Inkscape.

The following line is from the system.log in From the /var/log:
inkscape-bin[pid]: The application with bundle ID (null) is running setugid(), which is not allowed.

I am using Mac OS 10.11.6 (15G1611), Inkscape 0.92.2 5c3e80d, 2017-08-06, XQuartz 2.7.11 (xorg-server 1.18.4) and I have MacPorts installed.

If someone wants to track/fix the issue I am happy to provide further details.

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2017-10-11
Hachmann (marenhachmann) said : #1

Can you please report bugs in the bug report section? You can check first if this has already been reported, and if it's still unknown, you can either convert this question to a bug report, or create a new one.

This is the link to the bug reports: https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape

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