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gnome-system-log crashed with SIGSEGV in strrchr()

Reported by Matti Lindell on 2008-01-16
6
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-utils
Expired
Critical
gnome-utils (Ubuntu)
Medium
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-utils

Monitored log file was removed, then added back while gnome-system-log was running.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: i386
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Wed Jan 16 22:13:00 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 8.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-system-log
NonfreeKernelModules: vmnet vmmon
Package: gnome-utils 2.20.0.1-1ubuntu2
PackageArchitecture: i386
ProcCmdline: gnome-system-log
ProcCwd: /home/matti
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: gnome-utils
Stacktrace:
 #0 0xb73745b3 in strrchr () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 #1 0x0804e91c in ?? ()
 #2 0x00000000 in ?? ()
StacktraceTop:
 strrchr () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 ?? ()
 ?? ()
ThreadStacktrace:
 .
 Thread 1 (process 6690):
 #0 0xb73745b3 in strrchr () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
 #1 0x0804e91c in ?? ()
 #2 0x00000000 in ?? ()
Title: gnome-system-log crashed with SIGSEGV in strrchr()
Uname: Linux sandbox 2.6.24-4-generic #1 SMP Mon Jan 14 17:30:39 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux
UserGroups: adm admin audio dialout dip floppy lpadmin netdev plugdev powerdev pulse-access pulse-rt scanner src video

Matti Lindell (mlind) wrote :

StacktraceTop:strrchr () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
?? ()
?? ()

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. Please try to obtain a backtrace http://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProgramCrash and attach the file to the bug report. This will greatly help us in tracking down your problem.

Changed in gnome-utils:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Matti Lindell (mlind) wrote :

Hi Pedro, any ideas why apport failed to retrace this? gnome-utils doesn't even seem to have -dbgsym package in the archive. I had to rebuild the package using DEB_BUILD_OPTIONS=nostrip,noopt.

Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

Thanks you. I've forwarded it to the developers of the software. You can track it and make comments here: http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510232

Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Incomplete → Triaged
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gnome-utils:
status: New → Invalid
Pedro Villavicencio (pedro) wrote :

the log viewer was completely overwritten so this must is going to be fixed with the new package on jaunty, thanks.

Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Triaged → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gnome-utils - 2.25.2-0ubuntu1

---------------
gnome-utils (2.25.2-0ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream version

gnome-utils (2.25.1-0ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream version:
    - Completely rewritten System Log Viewer (lp: #47134, #55512, #94489,
      #92575, #150056, #183615, #212380, #216377, #217605, #258729, #290053)
    Dictionary
    - Fix bug #454691 – Messages in the gnome-dictionary --help output
      are not all translated
    - Use the right order when passing arguments to PANEL_APPLET_BONOBO_FACTORY
    Floppy
    - Fix bug #565388 - Drop libgnome/libgnomeui dependency
    System Log Viewer
    - Merged the rewrite to trunk.
    - Bug #375684 - Rename the menu item to read a more descriptive
      "Log File Viewer"
  * debian/control.in:
    - updated build-depends to the new version requirements
  * debian/patches/01_lpi.patch:
    - new version update
  * debian/patches/02_autoconf.patch:
    - new version update
  * debian/patches/04_menu_changes.patch:
    - new version update
  * debian/patches/05_handle_signals.patch:
    - the code has been rewritten in the new version

gnome-utils (2.25.0-0ubuntu1) jaunty; urgency=low

  * New upstream version:
    Baobab
    - Fix bug #561257 - Use single GTK+ include
    - Root partition cannot be unselected
    - Plug a mem leak
    - Drop libgnome dependency (#557264)
    - Fix bug #557226 - Do not scan /sys
    Dictionary
    - Remove libgnome/libgnomeui dependency (#563970)
    - Fix bug #561257 - Use single GTK+ include
    - Fix bug #558980 - gnome-dictionary desktop file hardcodes icon extension
    Floppy
    - Nothing
    Screenshot
    - Plug memory leaks
    - Set a meaningful title for the interactive dialog (lp: #200872)
    - Fix the mouse cursor overlay when not in fullscreen mode (lp: #310771)
    - Always use the delay command line argument if present
    - Move the "Copy to Clipboard" button as per HIG
    - Drop libgnomeui dependency
    Search Tool
    - Fix bug #561257 - Use single GTK+ include
    System Log Viewer
    - Start some clean up of the code base to bring it to the XXI century
  * debian/control.in:
    - updated gtk requirement
  * debian/patches/01_logview_gksu.patch:
    - don't use gksu that's not required (lp: #314039)
  * debian/patches/01_lpi.patch:
    - new version update
  * debian/patches/02_autoconf.patch:
    - new version update

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Fri, 09 Jan 2009 14:38:45 +0100

Changed in gnome-utils:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in gnome-utils:
importance: Unknown → Critical
status: Invalid → Expired
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