Freezes after pressing <Home>

Bug #387033 reported by Shahar Or on 2009-06-14
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Won't Fix
gtkhtml3.14 (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: evolution

Dear friends,

To reproduce:
1. In the new message composer write a Hebrew (perhaps other RTL will work) letter, a number and a dot. An example string is:
2. Press <Home>.

Evolution freezes with 100% CPU usage.

Many blessings.

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.04
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/evolution
Package: evolution 2.26.1-0ubuntu2
SourcePackage: evolution
Uname: Linux 2.6.28-11-generic i686

Shahar Or (mightyiam) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thank you for taking the time to report this bug and helping to make Ubuntu better. Please try to obtain a backtrace following the instructions at and upload the backtrace (as an attachment) to the bug report. This will greatly help us in tracking down your problem.

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
assignee: nobody → Ubuntu Desktop Bugs (desktop-bugs)
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
Shahar Or (mightyiam) wrote :

Dear Sebastien,

Here's the backtrace.

Many blessings.

Shahar Or (mightyiam) on 2009-06-20
tags: added: rtl
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

The issue is an upstream one and it would be nice if somebody having it could send the bug the to the people writting the software (

Changed in evolution (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → New
affects: evolution (Ubuntu) → gtkhtml3.14 (Ubuntu)
Shahar Or (mightyiam) wrote :

Dear Sebastien,

I've forwarded upstream at:


Changed in gtkhtml3.14 (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
Changed in gtkhtml3.14:
status: Unknown → New
Changed in gtkhtml3.14:
importance: Unknown → Medium
Changed in gtkhtml3.14:
status: New → Won't Fix
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