Bug 443555 - Open Office Writer crash F9 Rawhide
Summary: Open Office Writer crash F9 Rawhide
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: glib2
Version: 9
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthias Clasen
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-04-22 07:42 UTC by Marc
Modified: 2009-07-14 16:01 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 16:01:04 UTC

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Open Office Writer crash F9 Rawhide (13.90 KB, application/vnd.oasis.opendocument.text)
2008-04-22 07:42 UTC, Marc
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Description Marc 2008-04-22 07:42:22 UTC
Description of problem:

Whenever I install updates in Fedora, I always do it by a freshen command in the
terminal, and then copy the output from the terminal to an Open Office document
before I reboot in case of any package issues later.  This has worked without
problem with Fedora Core 6, F7 and F8.

While testing F9 Rawhide, Open Office (Writer) crashed when the save button was
clicked (after the output from the terminal had been pasted into the new
document) and then issued a crash report.  I copied the crash report (Ctrl C),
and tried to close the crashed document, then waited for Open Office to close,
but it would not.  Eventually I was given the opportunity to force a quit, which
I did.  I waited a while and re-opened Open Office Writer again successfully and
was able to paste the crash report (enclosed here), and save the document
without it crashing.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

Open Office Writer 2.4

How reproducible:

Once after installing updates via the terminal in F9 Rawhide (the latest batch
of updates from the development mirror - 21/04/2008).

Steps to Reproduce:
1. None, as it appears to be a one-off occurrence.
Actual results:

Open Office Writer crashed after trying to save the pasted output from the terminal.

Expected results:

Expected the document to save as usual.

Additional info:

When the Open Office document re-opened after the crash, it asked to rescue the
document, which it did after I agreed, but it was just a blank document.

Comment 1 Marc 2008-04-22 07:42:22 UTC
Created attachment 303275 [details]
Open Office Writer crash F9 Rawhide

Comment 2 Caolan McNamara 2008-04-22 07:56:17 UTC
Dies in libglib/libgio

Comment 3 Matthias Clasen 2008-04-22 13:40:04 UTC
Is this reproducable ? If yes, can you try to get a better stacktrace ?
I'm not able to gain a lot of information from the one that is attached above.

Comment 4 Marc 2008-04-22 13:48:16 UTC
I'm going to install more F9 updates this evening, so will try the same
procedure again.  In the meantime, please could you tell me how to "get a better
stacktrace", as I don't know how to do this.


Comment 5 Marc 2008-04-23 07:58:37 UTC
Repeated the procedure above to install more updates last night, but Open Office
did not crash this time.  If there is another file on my PC with stacktrace
information that could help, please could you tell me where it is so that I can
attach it  here for you.

Comment 6 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 09:55:15 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
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Comment 8 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 16:01:04 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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