compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in XInternAtom()

Bug #939147 reported by Matthew on 2012-02-23
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Won't Fix
nux (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

No clue what caused this crash.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: libnux-2.0-0 2.4.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-17.26-generic 3.2.6
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-17-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 1.92-0ubuntu1
Architecture: amd64
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Wed Feb 22 17:04:53 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64 (20120221)
ProcCmdline: compiz
 PATH=(custom, no user)
 Segfault happened at: 0x7f7e33230d3a <XInternAtom+26>: mov 0x968(%rdi),%rax
 PC (0x7f7e33230d3a) ok
 source "0x968(%rdi)" (0x100000967) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%rax" ok
SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: nux
 XInternAtom () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 nux::XInputWindow::UnsetStruts() () from /usr/lib/
 unity::launcher::Launcher::StrutHack(void*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/
 ?? () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
Title: compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in XInternAtom()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

Matthew (ruinairas1992) wrote :

 XInternAtom (dpy=0xffffffff, name=0x7f7e219113ac "_NET_WM_STRUT_PARTIAL", onlyIfExists=0) at ../../src/IntAtom.c:174
 nux::XInputWindow::UnsetStruts (this=0x3f698e0) at ./XInputWindow.cpp:229
 unity::launcher::Launcher::StrutHack (data=0x3f42920) at /build/buildd/unity-5.4.0/plugins/unityshell/src/Launcher.cpp:1479
 g_timeout_dispatch (source=<optimized out>, callback=<optimized out>, user_data=<optimized out>) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.18/./glib/gmain.c:3854
 g_main_dispatch (context=0x1d10160) at /build/buildd/glib2.0-2.31.18/./glib/gmain.c:2510

Changed in nux (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Matthew (ruinairas1992) on 2012-03-05
visibility: private → public
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in nux (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in nux:
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Confirmed
Will Cooke (willcooke) wrote :

As part of the big bug clear up for 16.04 LTS I am marking this bug as Wont Fix.
These types of crasher are better handled by which can collate similar crash reports to help us identify persitent bugs rather than one-off crashes.
Sorry we are not able to help with this specific issue. If you are still experiencing this crash, please re-open the bug and add the tag "desktop-bugscrub-reopened". See for more information.

Changed in nux:
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
Changed in nux (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Won't Fix
tags: added: desktop-bugscrub-autoclosed
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