compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id()

Bug #742028 reported by Octavian on 2011-03-24
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This bug affects 21 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
Compiz
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Unity
Fix Released
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unity (Ubuntu)
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: unity

compiz crashes every time "SAOImage DS9" is called directly from a terminal or indirectly by other programs. Window content stays in place, icons, program bars disappear. Keyboard shortcuts no longer work. Compiz restarts within 45-60 seconds. Issue started with the update on wednesday 23rd March 0800 GMT.

ProblemType: Crash
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 11.04
Package: unity 3.6.8-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.38-7.38-generic 2.6.38
Uname: Linux 2.6.38-7-generic i686
Architecture: i386
CrashCounter: 1
Date: Thu Mar 24 21:10:38 2011
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/compiz
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.10 "Maverick Meerkat" - Release i386 (20101007)
ProcCmdline: compiz
ProcEnviron:
 LANGUAGE=ro_RO:en
 LANG=ro_RO.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SegvAnalysis:
 Segfault happened at: 0x807ffe7 <_ZN10CompWindow2idEv+7>: mov 0x2c(%eax),%eax
 PC (0x0807ffe7) ok
 source "0x2c(%eax)" (0x0000002c) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
 destination "%eax" ok
SegvReason: reading NULL VMA
Signal: 11
SourcePackage: unity
StacktraceTop:
 CompWindow::id() ()
 CompScreen::handleEvent(_XEvent*) ()
 PrivateCompositeScreen::handleEvent(_XEvent*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/libcomposite.so
 CompScreen::handleEvent(_XEvent*) ()
 PrivateGLScreen::handleEvent(_XEvent*) () from /usr/lib/compiz/libopengl.so
Title: compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id()
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to natty on 2011-03-21 (3 days ago)
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin plugdev sambashare

Octavian (carp-octav) wrote :

StacktraceTop:
 CompWindow::id (this=0x0) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.4git20110322/src/window.cpp:4467
 CompScreen::handleEvent (this=0x9cd74b8, event=0xbfd3a52c) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.4git20110322/src/event.cpp:1292
 CompositeWindow::release (this=0x9d2cd70) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.4git20110322/plugins/composite/src/window.cpp:156
 CompScreen::handleEvent (this=0x9cd74b8, event=0xbfd3a52c) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.4git20110322/src/event.cpp:986
 ~WrapableHandler (this=0x9d31010, __in_chrg=<value optimized out>) at /build/buildd/compiz-0.9.4git20110322/include/core/wrapsystem.h:134

Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-i386-retrace
visibility: private → public

I get this error when I try to start Rhinote

Omer Akram (om26er) wrote :

could be related to bug 743011

Alex Launi (alexlauni) on 2011-03-31
Changed in unity:
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
Changed in unity:
importance: Undecided → Medium

happened to me while starting gitk

unity:
  Installed: 3.8.2-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 3.8.2-0ubuntu1

Brewster Malevich (brews) wrote :

I can easily reproduce this by running 'grass' from the command line, which produces a compiz crash report.

Martin Kaba (kanute) wrote :

Compiz crashes each time I run IDLE -> Python 3.2

Neil J. Patel (njpatel) on 2011-04-05
Changed in unity:
assignee: nobody → Sam "SmSpillaz" Spilsbury (smspillaz)
importance: Medium → Critical
milestone: none → 3.8.4
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
importance: Medium → Critical
David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

I can't get compiz to crash anymore with the fix here http://bazaar.launchpad.net/~unity-team/compiz/trunk/revision/2722

Test packages are available in the daily build ppa @ https://launchpad.net/~unity/+archive/daily

David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

For reference, I have tested with: gitk, idle, and rhinote.

Changed in unity:
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
David Barth (dbarth) wrote :

To simplify, I will mark if fix committed. Feel free to reopen if you can still reproduce the crash.

Changed in unity:
assignee: Sam "SmSpillaz" Spilsbury (smspillaz) → nobody
Changed in compiz:
status: New → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-04-07
Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Fix Committed
Didier Roche (didrocks) on 2011-04-07
Changed in unity:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :
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This bug was fixed in the package unity - 3.8.4-0ubuntu1

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unity (3.8.4-0ubuntu1) natty; urgency=low

  * New upstream release.
    - [fglrx] compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in nux::IOpenGLSurface::UnlockRect()
      (LP: #685682)
    - SIGSEGV in g_atomic_int_get (LP: #688803)
    - unity-panel-service crashed with SIGSEGV in bamf_factory_view_for_path()
      (LP: #717684)
    - New window tracking system breaks in the case where windows try to
      restack relative to destroyed windows that were never mapped
      (LP: #723014)
    - Numpad 'Enter' doesn't work on highlighted items in dash, places-files and
      places-apps (LP: #741615)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in free() (LP: #738864)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke() (LP: #741674)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id() (LP: #742028)
    - Windows that reparent away from the root before they are mapped can
      cause other windows to become invisible (and compiz to crash)
      (LP: #743011)
    - compiz crashed with SIGABRT in raise() (LP: #743414)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_object_get_qdata() (LP: #742905)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_closure_invoke() (LP: #748033)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompScreen::dpy() (LP: #751372)
    - compiz crashed with SIGABRT in __kernel_vsyscall() (LP: #744867)
    - unity-window-decorator crashed with SIGSEGV in gdk_window_get_events()
      (LP: #725284)
    - Missing icons in app launcher (LP: #728393)
    - Multiple quick clicks on launcher icon with multiple windows completely
      crashes Unity (LP: #731790)
    - Add a test case for invisible windows regressions (LP: #736876)
    - Re-sync with xquerytree to avoid stacking order issues (LP: #740465)
    - Wrong window moves (LP: #741656)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in g_cclosure_marshal_VOID__VOID()
      (LP: #742280)
    - panel superposition (LP: #742859)
    - unity-window-decorator doesn't start on secondary X session
      (LP: #730495)
    - Unity Launcher stops autohiding and is not responsive (LP: #744325)
    - dash categories dropdown menu leaves "ghost" on desktop (LP: #746800)
    - new dialogs open close enough of the launcher to make hide (LP: #747302)
    - dnd from the application place to the launcher works only once
      (LP: #747316)
    - compiz crashed with SIGSEGV in CompWindow::id() while opening tcl/tk
      interface of R (LP: #747439)
    - minimize animates window fading to the top left corner (ubuntu symbol)
      (LP: #747765)
    - Spread - Clicking on a app icon to spread the windows must always show
      all the windows, regardless of whether or not some of the windows are
      minimised (LP: #750349)
    - Launcher - Show visual de-coupling of Launcher app icons (LP: #751196)
    - unity-window-decorator crashed with SIGSEGV in event_filter_func()
      (LP: #748317)
    - Pressing Super-W to switch windows also presents Dash (LP: #753453)
    - Don't create windows over the launcher (LP: #688816)
    - Unity Grid is broken for multi-monitor setups (LP: #709221)
    - F10 key does not move focus to indicators when on the desktop.
      (LP: #727548)
    - dynamic ...

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Changed in unity (Ubuntu):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Stephen M. Webb (bregma) on 2014-11-03
Changed in compiz:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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