gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()

Bug #1180665 reported by Tim Lunn
This bug affects 10 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gedit (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

crashed with about 5 tabs open

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: gedit 3.8.0-0ubuntu1~raring1 [origin: LP-PPA-gnome3-team-gnome3]
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.9.0-1.5-generic 3.9.1
Uname: Linux 3.9.0-1-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
ApportVersion: 2.10.1-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu May 16 12:26:21 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gedit
ExecutableTimestamp: 1367295250
InstallationDate: Installed on 2012-09-23 (235 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu GNOME Remix 12.10 "Quantal Quetzal" - Alpha amd64(20120922)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcCmdline: gedit
ProcCwd: /home/darkness
 PATH=(custom, user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x460076 <gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab+22>: cmp %rax,(%rdx)
 PC (0x00460076) ok
 source "%rax" ok
 destination "(%rdx)" (0xaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa) not located in a known VMA region (needed writable region)!
SegvReason: writing unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gedit
 gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab ()
 ?? ()
 selection_received (widget=0x1e09dd0, selection_data=0x7fffd9d55a70, time=<optimised out>) at /build/buildd/gtk+3.0-3.8.2/./gtk/gtkclipboard.c:939
 g_closure_invoke (closure=0x1fbe0e0, return_value=0x0, n_param_values=3, param_values=0x7fffd9d55720, invocation_hint=0x7fffd9d556c0) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.0/./gobject/gclosure.c:777
 signal_emit_unlocked_R (node=node@entry=0x19c8db0, detail=detail@entry=0, instance=instance@entry=0x1e09dd0, emission_return=emission_return@entry=0x0, instance_and_params=instance_and_params@entry=0x7fffd9d55720) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.37.0/./gobject/gsignal.c:3584
Title: gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip libvirtd lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Revision history for this message
Tim Lunn (darkxst) wrote :
information type: Private → Public
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Revision history for this message
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
tags: added: need-amd64-retrace
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Revision history for this message
Tim Lunn (darkxst) wrote :

I'm pretty certain this happened when one of the files that was open in gedit, got deleted from disk.

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
assignee: nobody → Paper Cuts Ninja (papercuts-ninja)
status: New → Confirmed
summary: - gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()
+ gedit SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()
Changed in gedit:
importance: Unknown → Medium
status: Unknown → New
Revision history for this message
Alberto Salvia Novella (es20490446e) wrote : Re: gedit SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()

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

* Is this reproducible?
* If so, what specific steps should we take to recreate this bug?

This will help us to find and resolve the problem.

Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: Triaged → Incomplete
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
assignee: Papercuts Ninja (papercuts-ninja) → nobody
Changed in gedit (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
status: Incomplete → Triaged
importance: Undecided → High
assignee: nobody → Papercuts Ninja (papercuts-ninja)
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: High → Medium
Changed in hundredpapercuts:
importance: Medium → High
assignee: Papercuts Ninjas (papercuts-ninja) → nobody
Mathew Hodson (mhodson)
summary: - gedit SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()
+ gedit crashed with SIGSEGV in gedit_multi_notebook_get_active_tab()
affects: hundredpapercuts → ubuntu
no longer affects: ubuntu
Changed in gedit:
status: New → Incomplete
Changed in gedit:
status: Incomplete → Expired
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