Bug 240691 - system clock change and form timer
system clock change and form timer
Status: CLOSED ERRATA
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: newt (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Miroslav Lichvar
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Reported: 2007-05-20 08:50 EDT by Tristan Hill
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 0.52.7-1.fc7
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Last Closed: 2007-08-17 12:14:10 EDT
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Attachments (Terms of Use)
modify test.c to change system time to reproduce spinner hang (867 bytes, patch)
2007-05-20 08:50 EDT, Tristan Hill
no flags Details | Diff
proposed patch (885 bytes, patch)
2007-05-20 08:52 EDT, Tristan Hill
no flags Details | Diff

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Description Tristan Hill 2007-05-20 08:50:38 EDT
Description of problem:
If the system clock is corrected backwards after newtFormRun is called and a
form timer is used it can appear to hang.

This is shown by the spinner in test.c with the attached patch.
Comment 1 Tristan Hill 2007-05-20 08:50:38 EDT
Created attachment 155058 [details]
modify test.c to change system time to reproduce spinner hang
Comment 2 Tristan Hill 2007-05-20 08:52:59 EDT
Created attachment 155059 [details]
proposed patch

and a sanity check to reset form->lastTimeout if current system time is less
than time of lastTimeout
Comment 3 Miroslav Lichvar 2007-05-21 09:29:10 EDT
Fixed in upstream cvs, will be in the next newt release. Thanks.
Comment 4 Miroslav Lichvar 2007-06-15 09:23:52 EDT
Fixed in newt-0.52.7-1.fc8.
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2007-08-09 12:48:44 EDT
newt-0.52.7-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2007-08-17 12:13:57 EDT
newt-0.52.7-1.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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