gnome-terminal-server crashed with SIGSEGV in XGetModifierMapping()

Bug #1721681 reported by Anders Kaseorg on 2017-10-06
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-terminal (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Today’s updates have left me unable to start gnome-terminal inside GNOME on Wayland. It still works in GNOME on X11.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 17.10
Package: gnome-terminal 3.24.2-0ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.13.0-12.13-generic 4.13.3
Uname: Linux 4.13.0-12-generic x86_64
NonfreeKernelModules: openafs
ApportVersion: 2.20.7-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME
Date: Thu Oct 5 23:12:55 2017
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
ExecutablePath: /usr/lib/gnome-terminal/gnome-terminal-server
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-02-19 (594 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-GNOME 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Alpha amd64 (20160218)
ProcCmdline: /usr/lib/gnome-terminal/gnome-terminal-server
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
 XGetModifierMapping () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 im_uim_init_modifier_keys () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/
 im_module_init () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gtk-3.0/3.0.0/immodules/
 () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_type_module_use () at /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: gnome-terminal-server crashed with SIGSEGV in XGetModifierMapping()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to artful on 2017-05-02 (156 days ago)
UserGroups: adm audio bumblebee cdrom dip docker libvirt libvirtd lpadmin mock plugdev sambashare sbuild sudo wireshark

Anders Kaseorg (andersk) wrote :

 XGetModifierMapping (dpy=dpy@entry=0x55ef9b98e100) at ../../src/ModMap.c:41
 im_uim_init_modifier_keys () at ../../gtk2/immodule/key-util-gtk.c:333
 im_module_init (type_module=0x55ef9beea4b0) at ../../gtk2/immodule/gtk-im-uim.c:1808
 gtk_im_module_load (module=0x55ef9beea4b0) at ././gtk/gtkimmodule.c:171
 g_type_module_use (module=module@entry=0x55ef9beea4b0) at ../../../../gobject/gtypemodule.c:244

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Anders Kaseorg (andersk) on 2017-10-06
information type: Private → Public
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Ubuntu QA Website (ubuntuqa) wrote :

This bug has been reported on the Ubuntu ISO testing tracker.

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tags: added: iso-testing
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