Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1031824
Evoltion does not start (segmentation fault)
Last modified: 2013-11-25 06:43:21 EST
Description of problem:
Trying to evolution results in Segmentation fault in Fedora 20
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
run "evolution" from command line
Steps to Reproduce:
2. Configure Mail account
Evolution window shown
I completely resetet evolution (deleting directories, clearing gconf data). After that, evoltion start with the initial setup screen. When the setup is finished, evolution won't start but segfaults.
Thanks for a bug report. Could you provide a backtrace of the crash, please? ABRT may do it for you, but you can do it too, if you install gdb, evoluion-data-server-deubginfo and evolution-debuginfo, as a starter (for debuginfo packages), and then run ecvolution in gdb like this:
$ gdb evolution --ex r --ex "t a a bt" --ex q
and you grab everything what the gdb will print. Thanks in advance.
Created attachment 826813 [details]
Debug log as requested
Thanks for the update. I see this is crashing in a webkitgtk3 code, something around plugins. Maybe one of the installed browser plugins is causing the crash. I think a Google+ or GTalk or some such did so in the past, and its uninstall helped.
Could you check content of /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins (alternatively ../lib/...) and try to move away plugins from there, whether removal of one of them will fix the crash on start, please?
(In reply to Milan Crha from comment #3)
> Thanks for the update. I see this is crashing in a webkitgtk3 code,
> something around plugins. Maybe one of the installed browser plugins is
> causing the crash. I think a Google+ or GTalk or some such did so in the
> past, and its uninstall helped.
> Could you check content of /usr/lib64/mozilla/plugins (alternatively
> ../lib/...) and try to move away plugins from there, whether removal of one
> of them will fix the crash on start, please?
that did the trick. The problem is caused by mozplugger.so. As soon as I remove that, evolution starts without problem.
Thanks for the update. I see it comes from a mozplugger package, and doesn't provide anything special (I do not have it installed myself). I hope you'll not miss its functionality.
The evolution 3.12.x version (far far away, still unsure whether it'll reach it) may use Webkit2, where this plugin loading might not be done at all. Anyway, I'm happy you made it work again.