Bug 135358 - [RHEL3] Evolution crashes when ethernet is down
Summary: [RHEL3] Evolution crashes when ethernet is down
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Version: 3.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Matthew Barnes
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Whiteboard: RHEL3U7NAK
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Blocks: 170417
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Reported: 2004-10-12 07:01 UTC by Rob Kearey
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-03 14:32:00 UTC
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Description Rob Kearey 2004-10-12 07:01:14 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.7.3)

Description of problem:
Booting a machine with it's primary inteface set to ONBOOT=no so that
no eth0 is present. Running evolution causes an immediate sefgault.
This greatly inconveniencing travelling users who bring up ethernet
connections manually.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
evolution-1.4.5-9, also evolution from QU3

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ifdown eth0
2. evolution
3. watch prang occur

Actual Results:  segfault, evolution crashes

Expected Results:  evolution should run in offline mode?

Additional info:

evolution DEBUG=foo provides no traceback, foo is never written.

gdb output:

[rkearey@custard junk]$ gdb evolution
GNU gdb Red Hat Linux (6.1post-1.20040607.17rh)
Copyright 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and
you are
welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain
Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for
This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux-gnu"...Using host
libthread_db library "/lib/tls/libthread_db.so.1".
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/evolution
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread -1218571616 (LWP 25455)]
(evolution:25455): evolution-shell-WARNING **: Error setting owner on
component OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_ExchangeStorage_ShellComponent -- Old
owner has died
Waiting for component to die --
OAFIID:GNOME_Evolution_ExchangeStorage_ShellComponent (1)
[New Thread -1224574032 (LWP 25460)]
[New Thread -1236272208 (LWP 25461)]
[New Thread -1247179856 (LWP 25462)]
[New Thread -1257677904 (LWP 25463)]
cal-client-Message: cal_client_uri_list(): request failed
[New Thread -1268175952 (LWP 25464)]
[Thread -1268175952 (LWP 25464) exited]
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread -1247179856 (LWP 25462)]
0x4929c527 in socket_connect (h=0x812cda4, port=993) at
491                     memcpy (&sin.sin_addr, h->h_addr, sizeof
(gdb) bt
#0  0x4929c527 in socket_connect (h=0x812cda4, port=993) at
#1  0x4929d06d in stream_connect (stream=0x0, host=0x812cda4, port=0)
    at camel-tcp-stream-openssl.c:773
#2  0x4929d5ef in camel_tcp_stream_connect (stream=0xb651f8e0,
host=0x0, port=0)
    at camel-tcp-stream.c:108
#3  0xb5af4648 in connect_to_server (service=0x8197730, ssl_mode=1,
try_starttls=0, ex=0xb6521870)
    at camel-imap-store.c:582
#4  0xb5af4b9b in connect_to_server_wrapper (service=0x8197730,
    at camel-imap-store.c:759
#5  0xb5af5924 in imap_connect_online (service=0x8197730,
ex=0xb6521870) at camel-imap-store.c:1182
#6  0x49252a6f in disco_connect (service=0x8197730, ex=0xb6521870) at
#7  0x4928dffd in camel_service_connect (service=0x8197730, ex=0x0) at
#8  0x492531cc in set_status (disco_store=0x8197730,
    ex=0xb6521870) at camel-disco-store.c:308
#9  0x4925322d in camel_disco_store_set_status (store=0x8197730,
    ex=0x0) at camel-disco-store.c:325
#10 0xb727d894 in set_offline_do (mm=0xb6521858) at mail-ops.c:2267
#11 0xb7277c6e in mail_msg_received (e=0x8150cc0, msg=0xb6521858,
data=0x0) at mail-mt.c:503
#12 0x491e1827 in thread_received_msg (e=0x8150cc0, m=0x0) at
#13 0x491e1957 in thread_dispatch (din=0x8150cc0) at e-msgport.c:698
#14 0x419d3dec in start_thread () from /lib/tls/libpthread.so.0
#15 0x4182419a in clone () from /lib/tls/libc.so.6

Comment 1 Dave Malcolm 2004-10-20 00:40:58 UTC
(FWIW I couldn't reproduce the bug with evolution 2.0)

Comment 2 Rob Kearey 2004-10-20 00:50:29 UTC
I can reliably reproduce with 1.4.5, as is used by all of our sales
and admin here. evolution --offline seems to work around the problem,
but that's not how evo is launched by gnome.

Comment 3 Rob Kearey 2004-10-21 00:24:59 UTC
Starting evo in with no network with --offline, then selecting 'work
online' from the file menu also crashes evo.

Comment 9 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-10-03 14:32:00 UTC
Development Management has reviewed and declined this request.  You may appeal
this decision by reopening this request. 

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