I refer to https://bugs.launchpad.net/inkscape/+bug/273767
If you select the shape in the attached file you get marker of a huge
It calculates a width of 83111 and a height of 18847. The calculated
space for the image can not be given.
BTW The same crash you get when you want to convert the object to bitmap.
Despite the problem that it not properly handles NULL pointer after the g_new,
could you please evaluate WHY it tells this huge bounding box?