/usr/bin/gnome-panel:11:g_desktop_app_info_get_is_hidden:desktop_entry_get_hidden:process_layout:process_layout:gmenu_tree_build_from_layout

Bug #1479951 reported by errors.ubuntu.com bug bridge on 2015-07-30
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Bug Description

The Ubuntu Error Tracker has been receiving reports about a problem regarding gnome-panel. This problem was most recently seen with version 1:3.16.1-3ubuntu1, the problem page at https://errors.ubuntu.com/problem/81edb05866eb82b9890efd31c3276705387350d3 contains more details.

Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) wrote :

This is one of the most popular crashes for gnome-panel on errors.ubuntu.com, this is why I exported it here. It affects all versions from 12.04 to 15.10.

StacktraceTop:
#0 g_desktop_app_info_get_is_hidden (info=0x0) at glib2.0-2.40.2/gio/gdesktopappinfo.c:1466
#1 desktop_entry_get_hidden (entry=0x8557fc0) at gnome-menus-3.10.1/libmenu/desktop-entries.c:578
#2 process_layout (tree=tree@entry=0x820ba58, parent=parent@entry=0x82f6f50, layout=layout@entry=0x83fa728, allocated=allocated@entry=0x84cb3f0) at gnome-menus-3.10.1/libmenu/gmenu-tree.c:3686
#3 process_layout (tree=tree@entry=0x820ba58, parent=parent@entry=0x0, layout=0x8452f70, allocated=allocated@entry=0x84cb3f0) at gnome-menus-3.10.1/libmenu/gmenu-tree.c:3462
#4 gmenu_tree_build_from_layout (error=0xbfac06fc, tree=0x820ba58) at gnome-menus-3.10.1/libmenu/gmenu-tree.c:4763
#5 gmenu_tree_load_sync (tree=tree@entry=0x820ba58, error=error@entry=0xbfac074c) at gnome-menus-3.10.1/libmenu/gmenu-tree.c:745
#6 handle_gmenu_tree_changed (tree=0x820ba58, menu=0x81e2478) at menu.c:1195

Do you know how to reproduce crash? Is this really gnome-panel bug? It looks like problem in gnome-menus...

Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) wrote :

Yes, this looks like a bug in gnome-menus. It probably needs some guards against null pointers.

I don't know how to reproduce it.

Dmitry Shachnev (mitya57) wrote :

According to errors.ubuntu.com, this is the most frequent crash on 15.10, with 44 occurences.

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