Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 397541
Fedora 8 mail-notification receives errors upon logging in
Last modified: 2007-12-31 11:34:55 EST
Description of problem:
Mail-notification in Fedora 8 gets hung in a endless loop with the error I have
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora 8 - the latest release after running yum update not to sure of the version.
When logging in on Fedora 8 the mail-notification generates error after error
the only way to get rid of the application is to log off.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Activate mail-notification
2. Log into the machine
3. Errors from a bug that is being attached.
Created attachment 267851 [details]
Bug report from mail-notification Fedora 8
(In reply to comment #1)
> Created an attachment (id=267851) 
> Bug report from mail-notification Fedora 8
Never seen such errors messages. Dmitry, do you have any clue what might be
The strange thing about the mail-notification error is it tries to restart in a
endless loop but it you are trying stop the application it auto-restarts on top
It seems that Fedora 8 have spoiled mail-notification some way. There are
several bug reports already...
Thorsten, could you examine the build.logs of mail-notification, especially
various compiler warnings? I hope we can find some new-library-incompatibilities
Or point me to that build logs.
(In reply to comment #4)
> It seems that Fedora 8 have spoiled mail-notification some way. There are
> several bug reports already...
I disagree. One was one bug about a extreme rare corner case where the user did
something wrong that lead to the error he saw.
This one might be a bug, but I still fail to even understand what's wrong here.
> Thorsten, could you examine the build.logs of mail-notification, especially
> various compiler warnings? I hope we can find some new-library-incompatibilities
> this way.
> Or point me to that build logs.
Maybe you know where to find them, but afaics they got deleted:
Yep, it seems to be deleted.
I still have no access to any F8 machine. Could you rebuild youself and save the
(In reply to comment #6)
> I still have no access to any F8 machine. Could you rebuild youself and save the
> build logs?
I'll try to do that later. But I'd reallly like to understand the problem we
@Scott, can you please open a terminal, run "killall mail-notification" in it
(just to be mn isn't running already) and afterwards start mail-notification
with the command "mail-notification" in the terminal? Is there any output? Does
it crash as well?
Sorry I am late getting back with you, I was able to stop the mail-notification
and restart in the terminal however it did not crash.
I will be monitoring this,
(In reply to comment #8)
> Sorry I am late getting back with you, I was able to stop the mail-notification
> and restart in the terminal however it did not crash.
> I will be monitoring this,
Closing this for now due to inactivity; if it happens again please let us know.