Bug 222596 - gnome-control-panel will always crash with a segfault
gnome-control-panel will always crash with a segfault
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Control Center Maintainer
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2007-01-14 20:40 EST by Brian Wright
Modified: 2008-08-02 19:40 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 13:21:21 EDT
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Strace output from running gnome-control-center (672.31 KB, text/plain)
2007-01-14 20:40 EST, Brian Wright
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Description Brian Wright 2007-01-14 20:40:34 EST
Description of problem: gnome-control-center constantly crashes when trying to start

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

How reproducible: Starting gnome-control-ceneter from either the command line or
GNOME will always result in a crash.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Start gnome-control-center from either the command line in a terminal or from
GNOME's "Run" facility
Actual results:
gnome-control-center crashes with a segmentation fault

Expected results:
gnome-control-center should start and run normally

Additional info:  Bug buddy didn't create a bug report file, I have attached
output from strace.

This segfault happens with all users, including root
Comment 1 Brian Wright 2007-01-14 20:40:35 EST
Created attachment 145548 [details]
Strace output from running gnome-control-center
Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2007-02-14 08:24:35 EST
Could you please gather a backtrace with the control-center-debuginfo,
glib2-debuginfo and gtk2-debuginfo packages installed?

Some instructions are available at:
Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 01:36:27 EDT
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Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 13:21:20 EDT
This bug is open for a Fedora version that is no longer maintained and
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