Immediate crash from UPNP

Bug #1792698 reported by EricDHH on 2018-09-15
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Bug Description

DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=18.04
DISTRIB_CODENAME=bionic
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS"

Simple job and this has functioned up to ubuntu LTS with previous versions of VLC.

What to do: Have an UPNP server in your network, somewhere maybe at localhost. Fire up VLC, wait until in left pane the UPNP appears, than click on it once. In the right panel after short while the UPNP server name shoud appear. Click on that to open the upnp folder structure.

Expected behaviour from previous version: Should open the structure down to playable files

Is behaviour: Immediate crash on clicking the server name

With:
eric@athena:~$ vlc
VLC media player 3.0.3 Vetinari (revision 3.0.3-1-0-gc2bb759264)
[000056491b98d620] main libvlc: VLC wird mit dem Standard-Interface ausgeführt. Benutzen Sie 'cvlc', um VLC ohne Interface zu verwenden.
[000056491b991590] main playlist: playlist is empty
[00007f54b878bf90] upnp services discovery: Initializing libupnp on 'default' interface
[000056491b991590] main playlist: end of playlist, exiting
QObject::~QObject: Timers cannot be stopped from another thread

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: vlc 3.0.3-1-1ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-34.37-generic 4.15.18
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-34-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.9-0ubuntu7.2
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Sat Sep 15 13:35:20 2018
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationDate: Installed on 2018-03-20 (178 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS "Bionic Beaver" - Alpha amd64 (20180319)
SourcePackage: vlc
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

EricDHH (ericdhh) wrote :
Sebastian Ramacher (s-ramacher) wrote :

If it crashes you should have core dump. Please provide a back trace with all debugging symbols installed. See https://wiki.ubuntu.com/DebuggingProgramCrash for details.

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: New → Incomplete
EricDHH (ericdhh) wrote :

There is no apport response and something in /var/crash for vlc. But i can provide a deeper report from vlc itself.

EricDHH (ericdhh) wrote :

Sorry for malformed file, here it is again.

Sebastian Ramacher (s-ramacher) wrote :

The log looks like vlc exiting normally, so I don't see a crash here. Do you have "Quit at the end of the playlist" enabled?

Changed in vlc (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Confirmed
EricDHH (ericdhh) wrote :

Checking, YES this option was switched on. Switching it off restores the normal behaviour.

So this bug can be closed. In 17.10 the switch wasn't on or the default seems to be changed.

Thank you

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