empathy-chat crashed with SIGABRT in __malloc_assert()

Bug #954372 reported by CrusaderAD on 2012-03-13
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
empathy (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Happened when I opened a chat window from the message indicator menu.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: empathy
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-18.29-generic 3.2.9
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-18-generic i686
ApportVersion: 1.94.1-0ubuntu2
Architecture: i386
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Tue Mar 13 15:39:25 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/empathy/empathy-chat
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.10 "Oneiric Ocelot" - Release i386 (20111012)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/empathy/empathy-chat
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: empathy
 raise () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 abort () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
 malloc () from /lib/i386-linux-gnu/libc.so.6
Title: empathy-chat crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to precise on 2012-03-13 (0 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

CrusaderAD (crusaderad-gmail) wrote :
visibility: private → public

 __malloc_assert (assertion=<optimized out>, file=<optimized out>, line=3795, function=0x5b4a9b6 "_int_malloc") at malloc.c:300
 _int_malloc (av=0x5b8e440, bytes=484) at malloc.c:3795
 __GI___libc_malloc (bytes=484) at malloc.c:2924
 standard_malloc (n_bytes=484) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.20/./glib/gmem.c:85
 g_malloc (n_bytes=484) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.20/./glib/gmem.c:159

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - empathy-chat crashed with SIGABRT in raise()
+ empathy-chat crashed with SIGABRT in __malloc_assert()
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
description: updated
Bilal Shahid (s9iper1) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please answer these questions:

* Is this reproducible now ?
* If so, what specific steps should we take to recreate this bug?
i tried but not be able to reproduce it.
This will help us to find and resolve the problem.

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
CrusaderAD (crusaderad-gmail) wrote :

I haven't been able to reproduce this error. It was in Unity 2D and it may have happened when the message indicator menu was already opened and a message was sent in, then opened. If it pops up again, I'll report back.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for empathy (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in empathy (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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