Question: in most situations (objects, bones) where the rotation order is ambiguous, there's usually an option to let the user set the rotation mode. Would that have not worked here?
Jun 30 2020
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Aug 13 2014
Nope, not fixed; it's still there as of the very latest Win64 buildbot version (7c9b8aa).
Jul 28 2014
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Jul 4 2014
Okay, the latest Windows 64-bit Buildbot version (fedbb88) still crashes (even with factory settings loaded) on the computer on which I first observed this behavior, but on my main Blender station, a Windows 7 64-bit desktop with a GTX 580 GPU, the same Blender version under the same conditions does not crash.
Jul 1 2014
I didn't think that any relevant settings were changed from factory settings, but after trying that, it still crashes.
Jun 30 2014
Blender 2.70a official (f93bc76, 2014/4/10) also works.
I thought I didn't have any older versions to compare to, but it turns out that I did: