gnome-control-center crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast() when theme changed

Bug #1193504 reported by Jeremy Bicha on 2013-06-21
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This bug affects 4 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center-unity (Ubuntu)
Medium
Unassigned

Bug Description

1. Open System Settings
2. Click Appearance and change the theme
3. Quickly, before the theme change completes, click the All Settings button.

gnome-control-center crashes

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.10
Package: gnome-control-center-unity 1.3daily13.06.14.1-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.9.0-6.13-generic 3.9.6
Uname: Linux 3.9.0-6-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.10.2-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
Date: Fri Jun 21 17:45:32 2013
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-control-center
InstallationDate: Installed on 2013-06-14 (7 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 13.10 "Saucy Salamander" - Alpha amd64 (20130613)
MarkForUpload: True
ProcCmdline: gnome-control-center
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f2b40b9530c <g_type_check_instance_cast+28>: mov (%rax),%rdi
 PC (0x7f2b40b9530c) ok
 source "(%rax)" (0xaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rdi" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-control-center-unity
StacktraceTop:
 g_type_check_instance_cast () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgobject-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/control-center-1/panels/libunity-appearance.so
 g_simple_async_result_complete () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgio-2.0.so.0
 ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgio-2.0.so.0
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
Title: gnome-control-center crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sbuild sudo

Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this crash and helping to make this software better. This particular crash has already been reported and is a duplicate of bug #869105, so is being marked as such. Please look at the other bug report to see if there is any missing information that you can provide, or to see if there is a workaround for the bug. Additionally, any further discussion regarding the bug should occur in the other report. Please continue to report any other bugs you may find.

information type: Private → Public
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Jeremy Bicha (jbicha) on 2013-06-21
Changed in gnome-control-center-unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-control-center-unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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