Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 173000
xchat segfaults when started without server list
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:16 EST
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Description of problem:
xchat segfaults unless you start up with the server list shown and if you close the server list box without connecting to a server it segfaults also.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
2. select the "Skip server list on startup" box and connect to a server or just close the server list
3. restart xchat
Actual Results: if you closed the server list in step 2 above xchat segfaults. If you selected "Skip server list on startup" and connected to a server xchat starts but when you tyr to restart it will just segfault.
Expected Results: If you close the server list on startup xchat should start without connecting to any server
*** Bug 173125 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
I can confirm the above, using xchat 2.6.0-3.1.
Only way I succeeded to start xchat was by editing ~/.xchat2/xchat.conf manually
and setting the variable gui_slist_skip to 0.
Does this still happen in current versions? 2.6.0 is very old.
It definitely doesn't happen for me with any current version (but I'm on i386,
Actually, this is most likely a duplicate of bug 188894 (see bug 188894 comment
9, also this is 2.6.0).
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 188894 ***