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Description of problem:
Gedit launches no problem, and lets you enter and modify data if you lunch it on
its own first. However if you try to open a file from the shell it crashes.
I get the following error when i try to launch
GLib-ERROR **: gmem.c:140: failed to allocate 6917529027641116335 bytes
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. gedit filename
Actual Results: crashes every time
Expected Results: it should have opened the file
gedit-document.c:670: warning: passing arg 2 of `eel_read_entire_file' from
incompatible pointer type
Created attachment 94333 [details]
fix for this bug
has this patch been added into the latest up2date downloads ? i just updated my
system and its still there...
GLib-ERROR **: gmem.c:140: failed to allocate 6917529027641116856 bytes
This fix hasn't been incorporated yet, that I see.
Will there be an errata issued for this anytime soon? I had hoped
that an updated gedit rpm might be included in RHEL 3 Update 2, but it
Please grab package from:
and report if it works... This fix is currently targetted at RHEL3 U5.
*** Bug 144814 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Yes, that fixes the problem.
The gedit-2.2.2-3 patch fixed the problem here.
Fix confirmed with 2.2.2-4 which is scheduled to go out as part of U5 update.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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