Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1003279
sometimes evolution stuck on start
Last modified: 2015-02-17 12:00:50 EST
Created attachment 792609 [details]
backtraces of evolution
Description of problem:
Sometimes evolution stuck on start and I can't close evolution by pressing "X" button.
Created attachment 792610 [details]
Thanks for a bug report. The evolution is kept running as long as there are any pending activities, which means when you instruct it to quit it greys out all windows, but keeps running "until there is nothing shown in the status bar". Your status bar shows "Scanning folders in ...", which effectively prevents the quit.
The backtraces show that the evolution is waiting for a password for your EWS account, while the evolution-source-registry process is waiting for gnome-online-accounts (GOA) password to be obtained - I cannot tell from the backtrace whether it's stuck there or you just were lucky and got the backtrace in the time of the call to GOA. From this, do I understand this correctly that you have configured your EWS account through GOA? What if you remove it and configure your EWS account directly in evolution? It'll skip the GOA communication entirely, making one place less where the things can break.
In any case, the "Scanning folders in..." activity should be cancelled on the quit request, especially when it runs before the quit is requested, thus I moved this part upstream as . Please see it for further updates.
I'm not sure with the other part, GOA call. Debarshi, could you have a look, please?
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