gnome-control-center crashes in cc_display_config_manager_get_current -> get_valid_monitors -> get_dock_monitor -> update_dock_placement_combo_selection

Bug #1887731 reported by errors.ubuntu.com bug bridge on 2020-07-15
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This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-control-center (Ubuntu)
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)
Focal
Medium
Marco Trevisan (Treviño)

Bug Description

* Impact

The appearance settings hit a segfault sometime

* Test case

The error reports should stop on
https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/3487635236c89796577edeb6ef9f37282267abb8

* Regression potential

Check that that appearance settings still work correctly, including configuring on which screen the dock should be displayed

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The Ubuntu Error Tracker has been receiving reports about a problem regarding gnome-control-center. This problem was most recently seen with package version 1:3.36.4-1ubuntu1, the problem page at https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/3487635236c89796577edeb6ef9f37282267abb8 contains more details, including versions of packages affected, stacktrace or traceback, and individual crash reports.
If you do not have access to the Ubuntu Error Tracker and are a software developer, you can request it at http://forms.canonical.com/reports/.

Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu Focal):
status: New → In Progress
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu Focal):
importance: Undecided → Medium
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu Focal):
assignee: nobody → Marco Trevisan (Treviño) (3v1n0)
summary: - /usr/bin/gnome-control-
- center:11:cc_display_config_manager_get_current:get_valid_monitors:get_dock_monitor:update_dock_placement_combo_selection:g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__STRINGv
+ gnome-control-center crashes in cc_display_config_manager_get_current ->
+ get_valid_monitors -> get_dock_monitor ->
+ update_dock_placement_combo_selection
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Changed in gnome-control-center (Ubuntu Focal):
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
description: updated

Hello errors.ubuntu.com, or anyone else affected,

Accepted gnome-control-center into focal-proposed. The package will build now and be available at https://launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-control-center/1:3.36.4-0ubuntu2 in a few hours, and then in the -proposed repository.

Please help us by testing this new package. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Testing/EnableProposed for documentation on how to enable and use -proposed. Your feedback will aid us getting this update out to other Ubuntu users.

If this package fixes the bug for you, please add a comment to this bug, mentioning the version of the package you tested, what testing has been performed on the package and change the tag from verification-needed-focal to verification-done-focal. If it does not fix the bug for you, please add a comment stating that, and change the tag to verification-failed-focal. In either case, without details of your testing we will not be able to proceed.

Further information regarding the verification process can be found at https://wiki.ubuntu.com/QATeam/PerformingSRUVerification . Thank you in advance for helping!

N.B. The updated package will be released to -updates after the bug(s) fixed by this package have been verified and the package has been in -proposed for a minimum of 7 days.

tags: added: verification-needed verification-needed-focal
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