gnome-terminal assert failure: Vte:ERROR:/build/buildd/vte-0.22.0/./src/vteaccess.c:1025:vte_terminal_accessible_get_text_somewhere: assertion failed: (offset < priv->snapshot_characters->len)

Bug #435646 reported by Luke Yelavich on 2009-09-24
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This bug affects 2 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
vte (Ubuntu)
Medium
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Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-terminal

Using gnome-terminal with gnome-orca. Have had segfaults a few times today, but haven't yet had a chance to file a bug till now.

ProblemType: Crash
Architecture: amd64
AssertionMessage: Vte:ERROR:/build/buildd/vte-0.22.0/./src/vteaccess.c:1025:vte_terminal_accessible_get_text_somewhere: assertion failed: (offset < priv->snapshot_characters->len)
Date: Thu Sep 24 14:36:08 2009
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 9.10
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-terminal
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: gnome-terminal 2.28.0-0ubuntu1
ProcCmdline: gnome-terminal
ProcEnviron:
 LANG=en_AU.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.31-10.35-generic
Signal: 6
SourcePackage: gnome-terminal
StacktraceTop:
 *__GI_raise (sig=<value optimized out>)
 *__GI_abort () at abort.c:92
 g_assertion_message ()
 g_assertion_message_expr ()
 ?? () from /usr/lib/libvte.so.9
Title: gnome-terminal assert failure: Vte:ERROR:/build/buildd/vte-0.22.0/./src/vteaccess.c:1025:vte_terminal_accessible_get_text_somewhere: assertion failed: (offset < priv->snapshot_characters->len)
Uname: Linux 2.6.31-10-generic x86_64
UserGroups: adm admin cdrom dialout lpadmin mythtv plugdev sambashare sbuild

Luke Yelavich (themuso) wrote :

StacktraceTop:*__GI_raise (sig=<value optimized out>)
*__GI_abort () at abort.c:92
g_assertion_message ()
g_assertion_message_expr ()
vte_terminal_accessible_get_text_somewhere (

Changed in gnome-terminal (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Medium
tags: removed: need-amd64-retrace
Paul Sladen (sladen) on 2009-09-28
visibility: private → public
Luke Yelavich (themuso) wrote :

The bug is in vte.

affects: gnome-terminal (Ubuntu) → vte (Ubuntu)
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package vte - 1:0.22.2-0ubuntu1

---------------
vte (1:0.22.2-0ubuntu1) karmic; urgency=low

  [ Michael Vogt ]
  * new upstream version:
   - Fix crash on terminal reset
    - Fix build on Solaris
    - Bugs fixed in this release:
        Bug 596365 - libvte crashes when issueing 'reset' in a terminal
        Bug 588033 - background tabs may lose lines off the bottom of
                     the scrollback
        Bug 596163 - Doesn't display expected background color in ncurses apps
        Bug 596011 - Problem compiling vte 0.22.0 on Solaris

  [ Luke Yelavich ]
  * new upstream version, 0.22.2:
    - Fix crash introduced in previous release
    - Fix a11y assertion failure LP: #435646
    - Improve selection at the end of row
    - Bugs fixed in this release:
        Bug 596444 - word-select includes \n when the word ends at the edge of
                     the terminal
        Bug 596460 - 0.22.1 kills vte based apps
  * debian/patches/90_autoreconf.patch: refreshed

 -- Luke Yelavich <email address hidden> Tue, 29 Sep 2009 10:34:42 +1000

Changed in vte (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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