Bug 230154 - Latest Xarchiver seg faults on read
Latest Xarchiver seg faults on read
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xarchiver (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Christoph Wickert
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Blocks: FE7Target
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Reported: 2007-02-26 16:46 EST by Michael Cronenworth
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.2.20070103svn24249
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Last Closed: 2007-03-01 20:35:59 EST
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Description Michael Cronenworth 2007-02-26 16:46:01 EST
Description of problem: When you try to open an archive, the program instantly
segfaults.


Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xarchiver-0.4.9-0.1.20070128svn24772.fc6


How reproducible: Always


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open an archive
2.
3.
  
Actual results: STRACE result:
read(5, "Xcur\20\0\0\0\0\0\1\0\3\0\0\0\2\0\375\377\30\0\0\0004\0"..., 4096) = 4096
_llseek(5, 0, [0], SEEK_SET)            = 0
read(5, "Xcur\20\0\0\0\0\0\1\0\3\0\0\0\2\0\375\377\30\0\0\0004\0"..., 4096) = 4096
close(5)                                = 0
munmap(0xaf401000, 4096)                = 0
gettimeofday({1172526138, 769159}, NULL) = 0
poll([{fd=4, events=POLLIN}, {fd=3, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}], 2, 0) = 0
read(7, "d", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "r", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "w", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "x", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "r", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "w", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "x", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "r", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "w", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "x", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "1", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "/", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "1", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "2", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "7", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "-", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "1", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "-", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "1", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "7", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "1", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "4", 1)                         = 1
read(7, ":", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "3", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "5", 1)                         = 1
read(7, ":", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "5", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "4", 1)                         = 1
read(7, " ", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "x", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "f", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "c", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "e", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "4", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "-", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "w", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "a", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "v", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "e", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "l", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "a", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "n", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "-", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "p", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "l", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "u", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "g", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "i", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "n", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "-", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "0", 1)                         = 1
read(7, ".", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "5", 1)                         = 1
read(7, ".", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "4", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "/", 1)                         = 1
read(7, "\n", 1)                        = 1
--- SIGSEGV (Segmentation fault) @ 0 (0) ---
+++ killed by SIGSEGV +++
Process 3969 detached


Expected results: open an archive


Additional info: I'm basically stuck using the command line tools unless I go
hunt for the old xarchiver version in a YUM repository. Please get with the
Xarchiver developer (who seems to be lacking fundamental development skills in
the first place) as soon as possible.
Comment 1 Christoph Wickert 2007-03-01 19:30:19 EST
(In reply to comment #0) 
> How reproducible: Always

For me it doesn't always segfault, but quite often. This package has been in
developlemt for more than a month and nobody complained, 

> Additional info: I'm basically stuck using the command line tools unless I go
> hunt for the old xarchiver version in a YUM repository.

yum install xarchiver-0.4.9-0.1.20070103svn.fc6 will do

> Please get with the
> Xarchiver developer (who seems to be lacking fundamental development skills in
> the first place) as soon as possible.

Could you elaborate this a little? 

I tried to update to a newer svn snapshot. This one doesn't segfault, but
unfortunately it's only showing empty archives. This is due to the tree view
upstream is implementing ATM and which is not working.

So I'm going to downgrade the package to the older version in order to fix this
bug temporarily.
Comment 2 Christoph Wickert 2007-03-01 20:35:59 EST
New package should hit the mirrors soon. Closing.

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