Bug 13020 - Xconfigurator dumps core
Summary: Xconfigurator dumps core
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: Xconfigurator   
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Version: 7.1
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-06-25 18:39 UTC by Sam Varshavchik
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-22 02:29:21 UTC
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
Stack trace of the coredump (1.89 KB, text/plain)
2000-06-25 18:41 UTC, Sam Varshavchik
no flags Details
strace log (49.13 KB, text/plain)
2000-07-22 02:29 UTC, Sam Varshavchik
no flags Details

Description Sam Varshavchik 2000-06-25 18:39:49 UTC
Attempted to repair a botched XF86Config by the installer (see bug 13018). 
This was a fresh graphical install.

Xconfigurator complains that there's no soft link from
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/XF86Config to /etc/X11/XF86Config, gives two options:
create the soft link, don't create the soft link.

"Don't create soft link" dumps core immediately.  See attachment.

Comment 1 Sam Varshavchik 2000-06-25 18:41:19 UTC
Created attachment 719 [details]
Stack trace of the coredump

Comment 2 Bill Nottingham 2000-07-03 05:14:02 UTC
Reassigned to Xconfigurator.

Comment 3 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-12 15:52:08 UTC
Does this still happen in beta3?

Comment 4 Sam Varshavchik 2000-07-15 00:36:36 UTC
Yes, Xconfigurator in beta3 still dumps core in this situation.

The only difference is that the program counter on the stack backtrace is at

Comment 5 Glen Foster 2000-07-18 19:30:12 UTC
This defect is considered MUST-FIX for Winston Beta-5

Comment 6 Sam Varshavchik 2000-07-22 02:23:39 UTC
Xconfigurator in beta4 still dumps core if the soft link is missing, and you
choose the option to decline to create it.

strace attached.

Comment 7 Sam Varshavchik 2000-07-22 02:29:19 UTC
Created attachment 1448 [details]
strace log

Comment 8 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-07-22 23:18:19 UTC
Fixed in CVS.

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