Bug 44027 - gtali segfaults, works fine when I move the ~/.gnome/gtali file out of the way
gtali segfaults, works fine when I move the ~/.gnome/gtali file out of the way
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Raw Hide
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-games (Show other bugs)
1.0
i386 Linux
medium Severity medium
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Assigned To: Jonathan Blandford
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2001-06-09 09:53 EDT by Bill Crawford
Modified: 2013-04-02 00:15 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-11 10:57:52 EDT
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.gnome/gtali config/settings file which appears to trigger a segfault in gtali (333 bytes, text/plain)
2001-06-09 10:08 EDT, Bill Crawford
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Description Bill Crawford 2001-06-09 09:53:52 EDT
Basically gtali was segfaulting every time on startup (the main window
never appeared, just the "a fault occurred" popup).  I renamed the
config/settings file out of the way and it started up OK.

I'm attaching in a moment the file that was there.
Comment 1 Bill Crawford 2001-06-09 10:08:57 EDT
Created attachment 20694 [details]
.gnome/gtali config/settings file which appears to trigger a segfault in gtali
Comment 2 Bill Crawford 2001-06-09 10:10:24 EDT
Nearly forgot:

[bill@localhost bill]$ gtali --version
Gnome gtali 1.4.0.1
<pre>
[bill@localhost bill]$ rpm -qf $( which gtali )
gnome-games-1.4.0.1-1
[bill@localhost bill]$ rpm -qi gnome-games
Name        : gnome-games                  Relocations: (not relocateable)
Version     : 1.4.0.1                           Vendor: Red Hat, Inc.
Release     : 1                             Build Date: Fri 20 Apr 2001 16:18:33
BST
Install date: Sun 03 Jun 2001 03:16:52 BST      Build Host:
porky.devel.redhat.com
Group       : Amusements/Games              Source RPM:
gnome-games-1.4.0.1-1.src.rpm
Size        : 8452013                          License: LGPL
Packager    : Red Hat, Inc. <http://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla>
URL         : http://www.gnome.org
Summary     : GNOME games.
Description :
The gnome-games package includes games for the GNOME GUI desktop
environment, including GnomeScott, ctali, freecell, gataxx, glines,
gnibbles, gnobots2, gnome-stones, gnomine, gnotravex, gtali, gturing,
iagno, mahjongg, same-gnome, and sol.
</pre>
Comment 3 Jonathan Blandford 2001-08-03 19:46:14 EDT
This appears to be a somewhat corrupted file.  I'm not sure how it got this way
(I cannot reproduce it.)  In addition, in the future we're moving to a GConf
based config scheme for GNOME, and that will hopefully avoid these problems.

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