Bug 230837 - Devhelp spits - memory corruption due to late invocation of g_thread_init()...
Devhelp spits - memory corruption due to late invocation of g_thread_init()...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: devhelp (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
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Blocks: FC7Target
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Reported: 2007-03-03 07:57 EST by Mayank Jain
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: devhelp-0.13-7.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-04-23 15:11:40 EDT
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Description Mayank Jain 2007-03-03 07:57:46 EST
Description of problem:
Devhelp spits a MEMORY-WARNING when invoked from gedit plugin

***MEMORY-WARNING***: devhelp[12881]: GSlice: g_thread_init() must be called
before all other GLib functions; memory corruption due to late invocation of
g_thread_init() has been detected; this program is likely to crash, leak or
unexpectedly abort soon...

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How reproducible:
Everytime F7 is pressed from Gedit after enabling the devhelp plugin

Steps to reproduce
1) Run gedit (gedit-2.17.4-1.fc7) from command line
2) Enable Devhelp plugin from the preferences
3) Write any small C program
4) Highlight "main" & press F7 to invoke devhelp
5) Check the MEMORY-WARNING on the gnome-terminal
Actual results:

Expected results:
No warning

Additional info:
Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2007-04-17 15:40:39 EDT
Should probably tackle this for F7...
Comment 2 Matthew Barnes 2007-04-23 15:11:40 EDT
Backported upstream fix to devhelp-0.13-7.fc7.

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