Contact lookup applet crashes if added to panel before evo is launched

Bug #12860 reported by Sylvain Pasche on 2005-02-13
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
contact-lookup-applet (Ubuntu)
Sebastien Bacher

Bug Description

Before evolution is launched, the gconf key /apps/evolution/addressbook/sources
does not exist.
Here's a patch which prevents segfaulting if this key is null:

--- src/contact-lookup-applet.c~ 2005-02-12 22:10:28.997831304 +0100
+++ src/contact-lookup-applet.c 2005-02-12 22:08:54.156249416 +0100
@@ -175,6 +175,7 @@
   GSList *list, *l;
   ESourceGroup *sources = NULL;
   g_return_if_fail (user_data != NULL);
+ g_return_if_fail (entry->value != NULL);
   g_return_if_fail (entry->value->type == GCONF_VALUE_LIST);
   g_return_if_fail (gconf_value_get_list_type (entry->value) ==

The other way to fix it might be to put the key in the evolution gconf schema.

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

thanks, that's fixed with this upload:

 contact-lookup-applet (0.10-1ubuntu4) hoary; urgency=low
   * don't crash if contact-lookup-applet is started before evolution,
     patch from Sylvain Pasche <email address hidden> (Hoary: #6501).

I've also pointer the bug/patch to the contact-lookup-applet devel

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