Bug 1649544 - gnome-shell crash when closing a window
Summary: gnome-shell crash when closing a window
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 29
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-11-13 20:34 UTC by Richard Geary
Modified: 2019-11-27 19:54 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2019-11-27 19:54:32 UTC
Type: Bug

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journalctl log fragment of the gnome-shell crash (19.45 KB, text/plain)
2018-11-13 20:34 UTC, Richard Geary
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Description Richard Geary 2018-11-13 20:34:33 UTC
Created attachment 1505422 [details]
journalctl log fragment of the gnome-shell crash

Description of problem:
Whilst using JetBrains CLion, some combination of window openings cause gnome-shell to crash, immediately logging the user out

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 29

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install CLion 2018.2.4
2. Select some text, press ctrl-c
3. Select some other text, press ctrl-c
4. Press Ctrl+Shift+F to open "Find In All Files", then Ctrl-Shift-V "Paste from history"
5. The "Choose Contents to Paste" popup appears.  Press Esc.
6. gnome-shell crashes

Actual results:
gnome-shell crash

Expected results:
No crash.  I don't expect user process to crash the whole login shell; any issues should only terminate the process.

Additional info:
Ref: https://youtrack.jetbrains.com/issue/IDEA-198187

Comment 1 Ben Cotton 2019-10-31 20:30:43 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 29 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 29 on 2019-11-26.
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Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2019-11-27 19:54:32 UTC
Fedora 29 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2019-11-26. Fedora 29 is
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