Segfault in rhythmdb_entry_cache_metadata

Bug #1553734 reported by Anton Eliasson on 2016-03-06
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
rhythmbox (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Rhythmbox spontaneously crashes during playback. It has happened a few times now while playing different tracks so it doesn't seem to be tied to any particular file.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
Package: rhythmbox 3.3-1ubuntu5
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-10.25-generic 4.4.3
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-10-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20-0ubuntu3
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: GNOME-Flashback:GNOME
Date: Sun Mar 6 15:05:48 2016
InstallationDate: Installed on 2014-09-11 (541 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS "Trusty Tahr" - Release amd64 (20140722.2)
SourcePackage: rhythmbox
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to xenial on 2016-03-05 (1 days ago)

Anton Eliasson (eliasson) wrote :
Anton Eliasson (eliasson) wrote :
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gdb log with backtrace:

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Reading symbols from /usr/bin/rhythmbox...Reading symbols from /usr/lib/debug/.build-id/c1/00804da5b255e0e1cf40dec74610e571415d5c.debug...done.
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/rhythmbox
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/".
[New Thread 0x7fffdc863700 (LWP 19614)]
[New Thread 0x7fffd7fff700 (LWP 19615)]
[New Thread 0x7fffd678d700 (LWP 19616)]
[New Thread 0x7fffd53af700 (LWP 19617)]
[New Thread 0x7fffd4bae700 (LWP 19618)]
[New Thread 0x7fffc6ed0700 (LWP 19620)]
[New Thread 0x7fffc66cf700 (LWP 19621)]

(rhythmbox:19608): Gtk-WARNING **: Duplicate child name in GtkStack: Add to Playlist

(rhythmbox:19608): Gtk-WARNING **: Duplicate child name in GtkStack: Add to Playlist

(rhythmbox:19608): Gtk-WARNING **: Duplicate child name in GtkStack: Add to Playlist

(rhythmbox:19608): Gtk-WARNING **: Duplicate child name in GtkStack: Add to Playlist

(rhythmbox:19608): Gtk-WARNING **: Duplicate child name in GtkStack: Add to Playlist

(rhythmbox:19608): Gtk-WARNING **: Duplicate child name in GtkStack: Add to Playlist

[New Thread 0x7fffb88f6700 (LWP 19623)]
[Thread 0x7fffd4bae700 (LWP 19618) exited]
[Thread 0x7fffc66cf700 (LWP 19621) exited]
[Thread 0x7fffb88f6700 (LWP 19623) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fffc66cf700 (LWP 19626)]
[New Thread 0x7fffd4bae700 (LWP 19627)]
[Thread 0x7fffd53af700 (LWP 19617) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fffd53af700 (LWP 19643)]
[Thread 0x7fffd53af700 (LWP 19643) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fffadffd700 (LWP 19644)]
[New Thread 0x7fffa55f4700 (LWP 19645)]
[New Thread 0x7fffa49d7700 (LWP 19646)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9fddd700 (LWP 19647)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9ed7f700 (LWP 19648)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9e57e700 (LWP 19649)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9dd7d700 (LWP 19650)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9d57c700 (LWP 19651)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9cb75700 (LWP 19652)]
[Thread 0x7fff9dd7d700 (LWP 19650) exited]
[Thread 0x7fff9cb75700 (LWP 19652) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fff9cb75700 (LWP 19690)]
[New Thread 0x7fff9dd7d700 (LWP 19691)]
[Thread 0x7fff9dd7d700 (LWP 19691) exited]
[New Thread 0x7fff9dd7d700 (LWP 19696)]
[Thread 0x7fff9dd7d700 (LWP 19696) exited]
[Thread 0x7fffd4bae700 (LWP 19627) exited]
[Thread 0x7fff9d57c700 (LWP 19651) exited]

(rhythmbox:19608): RhythmDB-CRITICAL **: rhythmdb_entry_get_entry_type: assertion 'entry != NULL' failed

Thread 1 "rhythmbox" received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
rhythmdb_entry_cache_metadata (entry=0x0) ...


Anton Eliasson (eliasson) wrote :
  • core Edit (15.1 MiB, application/octet-stream)

Core dump (generated in gdb with generate-core-file). It's 1.2 GB uncompressed.

Anton Eliasson (eliasson) wrote :

This also happens after a few minutes when nothing is playing.

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

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

Changed in rhythmbox (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
angrywasp (angrywasp) wrote :

I had this error while importing media to the library. Seems to happen if i try to import my music library via a symlink. if i select the actual directory the import succeeds.

Changed in rhythmbox (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
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