Bug 428550 - XChat fails to close scrollback files, causing it to run out of file handles; patch available
Summary: XChat fails to close scrollback files, causing it to run out of file handles;...
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Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xchat
Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
low
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Kevin Kofler
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
URL: http://xchat.org/files/source/2.8/pat...
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Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2008-01-13 05:24 UTC by Stephen Clement
Modified: 2008-01-29 05:18 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: 2.8.4-11.fc7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2008-01-29 05:16:54 UTC


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Description Stephen Clement 2008-01-13 05:24:56 UTC
Description of problem:
XChat fails to close scrollback files, causing it to eventually run out of file
handles.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xchat-2.8.4-6.fc7

How reproducible:
Always, people regularly complain about it in #xchat.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have xchat connect to a high volume channel.
2. /usr/sbin/lsof | grep .xchat2/scrollback |wc -l

There is a patch available at
http://xchat.org/files/source/2.8/patches/xc284-fix-scrollbfdleak.diff that
fixes the issue. Please patch and release an update!

Comment 1 Kevin Kofler 2008-01-13 08:15:51 UTC
I applied the patch applied in Rawhide already, I'm going to push an XChat with 
the patch to updates-testing.

Comment 2 Kevin Kofler 2008-01-13 08:42:34 UTC
Testing update requests submitted for Fedora 7 and 8.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-01-15 22:54:39 UTC
xchat-2.8.4-10.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update xchat'

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-01-15 23:03:53 UTC
xchat-2.8.4-10.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update xchat'

Comment 5 Kevin Kofler 2008-01-18 00:06:58 UTC
2.8.4-10 had to be unpushed due to bug 429218 (a regression caused by the 
MIT-SHM pixmap change), I'm pushing a 2.8.4-8 with only the scrollbfdleak patch 
instead.

Comment 6 Kevin Kofler 2008-01-19 06:19:47 UTC
Actually, I'll be pushing a 2.8.4-11 with a fix for bug 429218. (2.8.4-8 wasn't 
actually pushed yet and I have 2.8.4-11 now.)

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2008-01-22 15:48:54 UTC
xchat-2.8.4-11.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update xchat'

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2008-01-22 15:50:19 UTC
xchat-2.8.4-11.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 testing repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.
 If you want to test the update, you can install it with 
 su -c 'yum --enablerepo=updates-testing update xchat'

Comment 9 Fedora Update System 2008-01-29 05:16:52 UTC
xchat-2.8.4-11.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 10 Fedora Update System 2008-01-29 05:18:51 UTC
xchat-2.8.4-11.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.


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