Bug 204943 - gnome_segv should not spawn bug-buddy when bug-buddy crashes
Summary: gnome_segv should not spawn bug-buddy when bug-buddy crashes
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libgnomeui   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Ray Strode [halfline]
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2006-09-01 15:27 UTC by Matthew Barnes
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
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Fixed In Version: libgnomeui-2.15.91-2.fc6
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Last Closed: 2006-09-01 19:30:31 UTC
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Description Matthew Barnes 2006-09-01 15:27:09 UTC
Description of problem:
The gnome_segv program should check that the aborted application was not
bug-buddy before spawning bug-buddy.  If bug-buddy aborts on start-up, GNOME
starts to repeatedly spawn new bug-buddy instances until you run out of memory.

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

How reproducible:
If you can coax bug-buddy into aborting on startup, always.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ export G_DEBUG=fatal_warnings
2. $ bug-buddy --package=gnome-terminal  (any package name will do)
Actual results:
At least with the version I'm running (2.15.92), bug-buddy will produce some
spurious warning about not being able to load an icon.

The warning will cause bug-buddy to abort (due to the G_DEBUG setting), which
will spawn bug-buddy, which will produce the same warning, which will cause
bug-buddy to abort, which will spawn bug-buddy... and so on.

Expected results:
The gnome_segv program should give up if bug-buddy itself crashes.

Additional info:
Already filed this upstream, along with a patch:

Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2006-09-01 18:26:26 UTC
nice. Wil you put that patch in rawhide, Matt ?

Comment 2 Matthew Barnes 2006-09-01 19:30:31 UTC
Done.  Fixed in libgnomeui-2.15.91-2.fc6.

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