evolution crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_create_instance()

Bug #690178 reported by old_toby on 2010-12-14
This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
evolution-data-server (Ubuntu)
Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre

Bug Description

Binary package hint: evolution

Natty Alpha 1

Evolution crashes when I:
- double-click on the calendar to make a new appointment
- click on File->New->Appointment
- click on File->New->Task
- right-click on an existing appointment
- double-click on an existing appointment

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: evolution 2.32.1-0ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.37-9.22-generic 2.6.37-rc5
Uname: Linux 2.6.37-8-generic i686
Architecture: i386
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Mon Dec 13 09:25:29 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evolution
ProcCmdline: evolution
ProcCwd: /home/simon
 PATH=(custom, user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x96849b: cmp %cl,(%edx)
 PC (0x0096849b) ok
 source "%cl" ok
 destination "(%edx)" (0x00000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: evolution
 ?? () from /lib/libc.so.6
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libedataserverui-1.2.so.11
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libedataserverui-1.2.so.11
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libedataserverui-1.2.so.11
 g_type_create_instance () from /usr/lib/libgobject-2.0.so.0
Title: evolution crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_create_instance()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Related branches

old_toby (simon-hornweb) wrote :

 __strcmp_ssse3 () at ../sysdeps/i386/i686/multiarch/strcmp-ssse3.S:77
 search_changed (name_selector_dialog=0xadc9c220)
 setup_name_selector_model (
 e_name_selector_dialog_init (
 ?? ()

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Marc Deslauriers (mdeslaur) wrote :

I am seeing this also, on amd64.

visibility: private → public
Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Jamie Strandboge (jdstrand) wrote :

And so am I. Calendar is completely unusable.

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre (mathieu-tl)

Found a possible fix in correctly filling/retrieving categories for the name selector.

affects: evolution (Ubuntu) → evolution-data-server (Ubuntu)
Changed in evolution-data-server (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → In Progress
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package evolution-data-server - 2.32.1-0ubuntu3

evolution-data-server (2.32.1-0ubuntu3) natty; urgency=low

  * debian/patches/03-gdata-0.7-port.patch: Fix FTBFS with new libgdata 0.7
    (port to gdata 0.7).
  * debian/patches/199-git-backport-2.32.1-to-b08a6a1.patch: backport patches
    from the upstream gnome-2-32 git tree up to commit b08a6a1:
    - Bug #633181 - Deadlock after moving some mails in maildir
    - Bug #634573 - Crash when importing ics file
    - Bug #635550 - e-calendar-factory leaks memory
    - Bug #635673 - Stack overflow when opening slow calendar
    - Bug #624420 - Crash camel_imapx_server_append_message
    - Bug #625048 - Fails to detect America/New York system timezone
    - bmo#6498 - Filters are not applied to imapx Inboxes
    - Do not store and generate local:/system URIs (LP: #689771)
    - Bug #634385 - Crash in smtp_connect
  * debian/patches/110-git-name-selector-fixes.patch: properly populate and
    retrieve contact categories in the name selector dialog's category combo
    box. (LP: #690178)
 -- Mathieu Trudel-Lapierre <email address hidden> Wed, 15 Dec 2010 13:28:20 -0500

Changed in evolution-data-server (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Released
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