Bug 355481 - xchat fails to start, repeatedly renders server tabs
Summary: xchat fails to start, repeatedly renders server tabs
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gtk2   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-10-27 20:50 UTC by Matt Domsch
Modified: 2008-01-05 19:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-01-05 19:07:39 UTC
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xchat-backtrace.txt (9.88 KB, text/plain)
2007-10-27 20:50 UTC, Matt Domsch
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Description Matt Domsch 2007-10-27 20:50:10 UTC
Description of problem:

xchat-2.8.4-6.fc8 x86_64 on up-to-date rawhide (2 weeks before F8 launch).
xchat starts, but gets stuck infinitely redrawing the server tabs on the right
as it tries to automatically connect to them.  It can't actually connect to the
servers because it's spending all its time redrawing their tab.  gdb backtrace
attached shows it's stuck in a signal loop.  It's fine if I don't autoconnect to
servers on startup (e.g. xchat -a).

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xchat-2.8.4-6.fc8 x86_64

How reproducible:
always for me

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run xchat -a
Actual results:
livelocked repeatedly drawing the server tabs

Expected results:
login and run normally

Additional info:

Comment 1 Matt Domsch 2007-10-27 20:50:10 UTC
Created attachment 240731 [details]

Comment 2 Kevin Kofler 2007-10-27 20:59:02 UTC
That sounds very bad.

If you change the tabs to another position (e.g. at the bottom, or showing as a 
tree), does it still happen?

Comment 3 Kevin Kofler 2007-10-27 21:32:37 UTC
The backtrace makes this look a lot like a GTK+ bug, the only XChat functions 
in it are main and fe_main.

Comment 4 Matt Domsch 2007-10-28 19:39:17 UTC
fwiw, starting xchat with the server/channel list in tree mode seems fine.

Comment 5 Matt Domsch 2008-01-05 19:07:39 UTC
I've not experienced this problem again after F8 release.  Closing as

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