Bug 236347 - evolution displays wrong message in preview pane, hangs on exit
evolution displays wrong message in preview pane, hangs on exit
Status: CLOSED WORKSFORME
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
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Blocks: F8Target
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Reported: 2007-04-13 07:54 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-07 09:58:20 EDT
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2007-04-13 07:54:52 EDT
I've got evolution-2.10.1-2.fc7.  I'm staring at an Evolution window where the
preview contents doesn't match the message I've selected.  In fact, regardless
of which message I select, the preview text remains stuck on an old message that
I'm no longer looking at.  I've tried disabling and re-enabling the preview,
switching from horizontal to vertical, switching to a different folder, etc. 
Nothing works -- the old message stays stuck in the preview window.  There are
two status messages below it -- "Formatting message (...)" and "Formatting
message (...)" (i.e., the same message appears twice).

I tried exiting from Evolution to solve this problem, and Evolution hung after I
selected Exit.  I don't know if the hang is related to the preview pane problem.
 Strace and lsof say that it's repeatedly writing the same message to the file
/tmp/orbit-jik/linc-6317-0-44fd0459b9c94.
Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2007-04-17 15:01:45 EDT
Can you attach the strace output to the bug?
Comment 2 Jonathan Kamens 2007-04-17 16:49:44 EDT
Sorry, no, I don't have the strace output any more.
Comment 3 Matthew Barnes 2007-10-04 12:32:04 EDT
Moving to F8Target

Jonathan, are you still seeing this problem?  I think I fixed the hang-on-exit
issue awhile back.
Comment 4 Jonathan Kamens 2007-10-07 02:23:46 EDT
I have not seen this problem recently, but as I never figured out how to
reproduce it, I can't say for certain that it's fixed.  I suppose you could
close the ticket and I'll reopen it if the problem recurs.
Comment 5 Matthew Barnes 2007-10-07 09:58:20 EDT
Thanks for responding.  Yes, that's what I had in mind.  I'll close this as
WORKSFORME for now, but feel free to re-open if you see it again.

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