yelp crashed with SIGSEGV in strlen()

Bug #130822 reported by sam tygier on 2007-08-07
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rarian (Ubuntu)
Ubuntu Desktop Bugs

Bug Description

Binary package hint: yelp

yelp 2.19.1-0ubuntu1 crashed on startup when going to System->Help and Support

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
Date: Tue Aug 7 10:25:10 2007
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/yelp
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: yelp 2.19.1-0ubuntu1
PackageArchitecture: amd64
ProcCmdline: yelp
ProcCwd: /home/sam
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: yelp
 strlen () from /lib/
 vfprintf () from /lib/
 vsprintf () from /lib/
 sprintf () from /lib/
 process_check_file () from /usr/lib/
Title: yelp crashed with SIGSEGV in strlen()
Uname: Linux oberon 2.6.22-9-generic #1 SMP Fri Aug 3 00:20:35 GMT 2007 x86_64 GNU/Linux
UserGroups: adm admin audio cdrom dialout dip floppy lpadmin netdev plugdev powerdev scanner video

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sam tygier (samtygier) wrote :

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Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for your bug report. Please try to obtain a backtrace and attach the file to the bug report. This will greatly help us in tracking down your problem.

Changed in yelp:
assignee: nobody → desktop-bugs
importance: Undecided → Medium
status: New → Incomplete
sam tygier (samtygier) wrote :

there are still lots of question marks in the trace, should i install more debug packages?

Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Could you install librarian0-dbgsym and get a new one?

sam tygier (samtygier) wrote :
Daniel Hahler (blueyed) on 2007-08-11
Changed in yelp:
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :
Changed in yelp:
status: Confirmed → Triaged
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

rarian (0.5.8-0ubuntu1) gutsy; urgency=low

  * New upstream version:
    - Fix build on FreeBSD and Solaris (mostly)
    - rarian-example now goes through man and info pages again
    - Add MAINTAINER file, since someone asked for it
    Bug fixed:
    - Missing argument to sprintf added (bug #11976 and #11957) (LP: #130822)
    - Fix crashes on invalid info files (bug #11896)
    - Fix crashes on man pages with no section (bug #11901)
    - Fix update script when not reading OMF's directly
    - Don't free environment variables - they don't belong to us
    - Fix categoried with omf files (the one everyone complained about)
  * debian/patches/90_from_svn_fix_omf_categories.patch:
    - dropped, fixed with the new version

 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Mon, 13 Aug 2007 23:17:41 +0200

Changed in rarian:
status: Triaged → Fix Released
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