Bug 1278922 - gitg crash at startup after upgrade to fedora23
gitg crash at startup after upgrade to fedora23
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gitg (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ignacio Casal Quinteiro (nacho)
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-11-06 13:37 EST by Emmanuel Touzery
Modified: 2016-12-20 10:27 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 10:27:43 EST
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2015-11-06 13:45 EST, Emmanuel Touzery
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Description Emmanuel Touzery 2015-11-06 13:37:29 EST
Description of problem:
Gitg crashes at startup

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
fedora 23, gitg-3.18.0-1.fc23.x86_64

How reproducible:
every time.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to start gitg

Actual results:

gitg: /builddir/build/BUILD/libgit2-0.23.1/src/submodule.c:1673: submodule_load_from_config: Assertion `error != 0' failed.
Aborted (core dumped)

Expected results:
app starts

Additional info:
no core file is dumped in the current folder despite the text.
Comment 1 Emmanuel Touzery 2015-11-06 13:45 EST
Created attachment 1090769 [details]
strace output

Ok i made it work. I saw in the strace output that it looks at ~/.local/share/recently-used.xbel and seems to crash on my spacemacs git repo (or something like that). Renaming the recently-used.xbel fixed it. Attaching the strace.
Comment 2 Emmanuel Touzery 2015-11-06 13:53:49 EST
I've now also reported the bug upstream in the gnome bugzilla, maybe it can be closed here since it's not a general fedora packaging problem (as I thought it could be) but it seems to be simply a bug of the application.

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