pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in add_room_to_blist_cb()

Bug #976481 reported by Guillaume Romagny on 2012-04-08
This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pidgin (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Pidgin crashes when using Google Talk features (XMPP)

before I have this message on the shell screen
(Pidgin:7858): LIBDBUSMENU-GLIB-WARNING **: Trying to remove a child that doesn't believe we're it's parent.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: pidgin 1:2.10.3-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-22.35-generic 3.2.14
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-22-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0-0ubuntu4
Architecture: amd64
Date: Sun Apr 8 11:56:17 2012
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/pidgin
ProcCmdline: pidgin
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: pidgin
Title: pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_signal_emit_valist()
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

visibility: private → public
Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
summary: - pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in g_signal_emit_valist()
+ pidgin crashed with SIGSEGV in add_room_to_blist_cb()
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in pidgin (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
arsenix (arsenix) wrote :

I also have this issue since upgrading to Ubuntu 12.10. Pidgin crashes after a few minutes of being signed into google talk. Could be tied to users signing on/off or some other type of event, but all functions seem to work (receiving and sending messages etc).

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