[Nightly] Kicad shuts down when starting footprint editor

Windows 10 / kicad-r21872.15e640b5fe-x86_64-lite.exe

The title pretty much says it all.
Click on footprint editor, popup shows libraries loading, when complete all open Kicad windows disappear.



Application: KiCad

Version: (5.99.0-10014-g15e640b5fe), release build

Libraries:
	wxWidgets 3.0.5
	libcurl/7.71.0 OpenSSL/1.1.1g (Schannel) zlib/1.2.11 brotli/1.0.7 libidn2/2.3.0 libpsl/0.21.0 (+libidn2/2.3.0) libssh2/1.9.0 nghttp2/1.41.0

Platform: Windows 10 (build 19041), 64-bit edition, 64 bit, Little endian, wxMSW

Build Info:
	Date: Mar 27 2021 10:00:55
	wxWidgets: 3.0.5 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8)
	Boost: 1.73.0
	OCE: 6.9.1
	Curl: 7.71.0
	ngspice: 34
	Compiler: GCC 10.2.0 with C++ ABI 1014

Build settings:
	KICAD_SCRIPTING=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_PYTHON3=OFF
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON_PHOENIX=OFF
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENU=ON
	KICAD_USE_OCE=ON
	KICAD_SPICE=ON

I just refreshed today.
Does not appear to affect me on my Linux box, the Footprint editor starts normally.

Application: KiCad Footprint Editor

Version: 5.99.0-unknown-15e640b5fe~125~ubuntu20.04.1, release build

Libraries:
	wxWidgets 3.0.4
	libcurl/7.68.0 OpenSSL/1.1.1f zlib/1.2.11 brotli/1.0.7 libidn2/2.2.0 libpsl/0.21.0 (+libidn2/2.2.0) libssh/0.9.3/openssl/zlib nghttp2/1.40.0 librtmp/2.3

Platform: Linux 5.4.0-70-generic x86_64, 64 bit, Little endian, wxGTK, mate, x11

Build Info:
	Date: Mar 27 2021 08:07:16
	wxWidgets: 3.0.4 (wchar_t,wx containers,compatible with 2.8) GTK+ 3.24
	Boost: 1.71.0
	OCC: 7.3.0
	Curl: 7.68.0
	ngspice: 31
	Compiler: GCC 9.3.0 with C++ ABI 1013

Build settings:
	KICAD_SCRIPTING=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_MODULES=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_PYTHON3=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_WXPYTHON_PHOENIX=ON
	KICAD_SCRIPTING_ACTION_MENU=ON
	KICAD_USE_OCC=ON
	KICAD_SPICE=ON

Perhaps only Windows. Footprint editor works fine if I drop back a few nightlys.

John

OS: Windows 10 / 64

I downloaded the 2021-03-28 nightly (kicad-r21877.42c6af4bd8-x86_64-lite.exe) the issue with the footprint editor crashing is still there.

The last “working” version (for me) is (kicad-r21768.9a13835f5d-x86_64-lite.exe)

I confirmed the bug, filed https://gitlab.com/kicad/code/kicad/-/issues/8058 with stack trace.

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