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Bug 156045 - strace -f file-roller causes immediate segfault in child process
strace -f file-roller causes immediate segfault in child process
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 156908
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: strace (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Roland McGrath
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-04-26 18:52 EDT by Robin Green
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-09 04:08:23 EDT
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strace output (472.19 KB, text/plain)
2005-04-26 18:57 EDT, Robin Green
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Description Robin Green 2005-04-26 18:52:03 EDT
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Description of problem:
I tried to run file-roller under strace, but a child process died so it couldn't read the specified file. It opens the file fine when strace is not used.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
strace-4.5.11-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. strace -f file-roller foo.zip
  

Actual Results:  file-roller popped up an error dialog box "An error occurred while opening the archive". strace output shows that a child process immediately segfaults after being cloned (see strace output, attached).

Expected Results:  file-roller behaviour should be unchanged

Additional info:

glibc-2.3.5-1
kernel-2.6.11-1.1261_FC4
Comment 1 Robin Green 2005-04-26 18:57:34 EDT
Created attachment 113696 [details]
strace output
Comment 2 Michael Young 2005-05-06 05:27:34 EDT
Actually strace -f anything_that_forks seems to do it, and it appears to be a
kernel bug, see bug 156908 
Comment 3 Roland McGrath 2005-05-09 04:08:23 EDT

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 156908 ***

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