cinnamon-settings.py crashed with SIGSEGV in xkl_engine_constructor()

Bug #1720246 reported by BobDodds on 2017-09-28
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This bug affects 5 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
cinnamon (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

in artful 17.10, tried to Remove.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: cinnamon-common 3.4.6-1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-12.13-generic 4.13.3
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-12-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Thu Sep 28 17:42:30 2017
ExecutablePath: /usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/cinnamon-settings.py
InstallationDate: Installed on 2017-09-26 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 17.10 "Artful Aardvark" - Alpha amd64 (20170720)
InterpreterPath: /usr/bin/python2.7
PackageArchitecture: all
ProcCmdline: /usr/bin/python2 /usr/share/cinnamon/cinnamon-settings/cinnamon-settings.py keyboard
Python3Details: /usr/bin/python3.6, Python 3.6.3rc1, python3-minimal, 3.6.2-1ubuntu4
PythonDetails: /usr/bin/python2.7, Python 2.7.14, python-minimal, 2.7.14-2ubuntu1
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x7fe4bda8c9c1: mov 0x10(%rax),%rax
 PC (0x7fe4bda8c9c1) ok
 source "0x10(%rax)" (0xffffffee23b8d010) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rax" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: cinnamon
StacktraceTop:
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libxklavier.so.16
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 g_object_new_valist () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 g_object_new () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 xkl_engine_get_instance () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libxklavier.so.16
Title: cinnamon-settings.py crashed with SIGSEGV in g_object_new_valist()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

BobDodds (bobdodds) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 xkl_engine_constructor (type=<optimized out>, n_construct_properties=<optimized out>, construct_properties=<optimized out>) at xklavier.c:669
 g_object_new_with_custom_constructor (n_params=1, params=0x7fff5fcaab90, class=0x55a525602610) at ../../../../gobject/gobject.c:1699
 g_object_new_internal (class=class@entry=0x55a525602610, params=params@entry=0x7fff5fcaab90, n_params=n_params@entry=1) at ../../../../gobject/gobject.c:1779
 g_object_new_valist (object_type=94167784783040, first_property_name=first_property_name@entry=0x7fe4bda967ff "display", var_args=var_args@entry=0x7fff5fcaace0) at ../../../../gobject/gobject.c:2104
 g_object_new (object_type=<optimized out>, first_property_name=first_property_name@entry=0x7fe4bda967ff "display") at ../../../../gobject/gobject.c:1624

Changed in cinnamon (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - cinnamon-settings.py crashed with SIGSEGV in g_object_new_valist()
+ cinnamon-settings.py crashed with SIGSEGV in xkl_engine_constructor()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
information type: Private → Public
tags: added: wayland
removed: wayland-session
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in cinnamon (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in cinnamon (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
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