Product "Feature" (bug) in Footprint editor

I am building comprehensive libraries of Symbols and associated Footprints, mostly for Valves, Controls, Capacitors and Resistors used in Valve Amplifiers…

I copy a ‘Line’ in Footprint Editor, paste and then do it again and, eventually, crashes with no dialogue.

Workaround: I keep saving and restart KiCad after it bombs, select Footprint Editor again and continue editing where I left off.

Similar to another problem: Move a Line then, after multiple movements, crashes with a report… appears to be caused by a Length_Error not being caught?

I cannot find any consistency to reproducing these problems so you need to be building footprints over time to reproduce them. Hopefully, the Length Error is a clue?

what is your kicad version (help->about->copy version info)

Don’t forget to make a screenshot or copy full text of the error report next time it happens.

Application: LibEdit
Version: (5.1.5-0-10_14), release build
wxWidgets 3.0.4
libcurl/7.64.1 SecureTransport (LibreSSL/2.8.3) zlib/1.2.11 nghttp2/1.39.2
Platform: Mac OS X (Darwin 19.2.0 x86_64), 64 bit, Little endian, wxMac
Build Info:
wxWidgets: 3.0.4 (wchar_t,STL containers,compatible with 2.8)
Boost: 1.69.0
OpenCASCADE Community Edition: 6.9.1
Curl: 7.54.0
Compiler: Clang 9.0.0 with C++ ABI 1002

Build settings:

Sorry, I could not see how to “Attach a file”. I found the ‘Upload’ tool so lets see what happens?

CRASH REPORT - creating/modifying Footprint, using Move command on a Line
This crash occurs as often as I forget that using “M” on a Line after multiple movements.
Appears to be caused by a Length_Error not being caught?

Crash Report kicad (170.7 KB)

Please report this on the KiCad Bug tracker with the steps to reproduce (it would be great if you could give an estimate of how long it takes for this to happen). Please also specify if you press ESC/cancel tool at any point.

I have not had this problem since upgrading to the current version so I think may have been fixed?

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