Bug 227661 - Frequent crashing when opening files
Frequent crashing when opening files
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: totem (Show other bugs)
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x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
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Blocks: FC7Blocker
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Reported: 2007-02-07 08:27 EST by David Nielsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-02-08 07:42:31 EST
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backtrace of crash (72.28 KB, text/plain)
2007-02-07 08:27 EST, David Nielsen
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Description David Nielsen 2007-02-07 08:27:18 EST
Description of problem:
Totem tends to hang or crash on opening files quite frequently on Development
currently.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
totem-2.17.90-1.fc7
gstreamer-0.10.11-1.fc7
gstreamer-plugins-good-0.10.5-2.fc7
gstreamer-plugins-base-0.10.11-1.fc7
gstreamer-plugins-ugly-0.10.5-1.lvn7

How reproducible:
Close to 100%

Steps to Reproduce:
1. click media file, select open with Totem
  
Actual results:
Totem will now hang requiring a forceful exit or crash with the attached
backtrace. Repeatedly attempting to open the file will eventually lead to
correct playback.

Expected results:
Correct playback for all supported media types.

Additional info:
Comment 1 David Nielsen 2007-02-07 08:27:18 EST
Created attachment 147558 [details]
backtrace of crash
Comment 2 Bastien Nocera 2007-02-07 08:53:38 EST
Looks like the upstream fix:

2007-01-30  Tim-Philipp Müller  <tim at centricular dot net>

        * src/totem-menu.c: (create_lang_actions):
          Don't let hash table take ownership of and free strings that it
          doesn't own (causes crashes in totem_sublang_update() when accessing
          already freed memory or trying to free it again); also fix up hash
          table usage so that it really detects equal language strings.
          (Closes: #402512)

I'll need to make a new release...
Comment 3 David Nielsen 2007-02-07 12:56:11 EST
I patched up totem and it's like magic, things work again.. Tim is a regular
hero as always.
Comment 4 Bastien Nocera 2007-02-08 07:42:31 EST
Fixed in totem-2.17.91-1.fc7

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