pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast()

Bug #602017 reported by Kangarooo Jānis on 2010-07-05
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: pidgin

pidgin working
opened #xubuntu #ubuntu-bugs #ubuntu
enabled festival-plugin in pidgin
then after 1min disabled it
pidgin working
after 10 seconds it just closed and crash came

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: pidgin 1:2.6.6-1ubuntu4
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-23.37-generic
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-23-generic i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Mon Jul 5 22:15:46 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
ProcCmdline: pidgin
 Segfault happened at: 0x6f8189 <g_type_check_instance_cast+41>: mov (%eax),%eax
 PC (0x006f8189) ok
 source "(%eax)" (0x00000001) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%eax" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: pidgin
 g_type_check_instance_cast ()
 ?? ()
 ?? () from /lib/
 g_main_context_dispatch () from /lib/
 ?? () from /lib/
Title: pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_type_check_instance_cast()
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Kangarooo Jānis (kangarooo) wrote :

 IA__g_type_check_instance_cast (type_instance=0x87ded60,
 ensure_plugin_visible (data=0x87ded60)
 g_idle_dispatch (source=0x868cf00, callback=0x1,
 IA__g_main_context_dispatch (context=0x827a6d0)
 g_main_context_iterate (context=0x827a6d0,

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
Charlie Kravetz (charlie-tca) wrote :

 Thanks for reporting this bug and any supporting documentation. Since this bug has enough information provided for a developer to begin work, I'm going to mark it as confirmed and let them handle it from here. Thanks for taking the time to make Ubuntu better!

visibility: private → public
Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
status: New → Triaged
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