Win10 64 bit; Ryzen 2700X CPU; Nvidia GTX 1060 6GB GPU (very recent drivers); 32 gigs RAM
Broken: hash 26b1aa99436
Short description of error
If you go to the modeling workspace (where your selection goes into editmode) and then you go from editmode to vertex paint mode, Blender 2.8 will quit.
Exact steps for others to reproduce the error
Select the default cube, switch to the modeling workspace, change the mode from editmode to vertex paint mode