Bug 450847 - Evince crashes in freetype
Evince crashes in freetype
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: freetype (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Behdad Esfahbod
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-11 07:13 EDT by Bart Vanbrabant
Modified: 2009-07-14 11:02 EDT (History)
2 users (show)

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Stacktrace from crash (2.55 KB, text/plain)
2008-06-11 07:13 EDT, Bart Vanbrabant
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Stacktrace from crash with cairo debug symbols enabled (2.83 KB, text/plain)
2008-06-11 07:16 EDT, Bart Vanbrabant
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Description Bart Vanbrabant 2008-06-11 07:13:56 EDT
Description of problem:
When keeping evince open all the time and continuously opening pdf documents all
evince instances crash. I'm not sure of  the number of document to open but it's
something between 10 and 20. I'm writing a large latex document and after every
compile the make file opens the pdf again which causes evince to reload the pdf.

Freetype turns up at the top of the backtrace so I filled it against freetype.

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Comment 1 Bart Vanbrabant 2008-06-11 07:13:56 EDT
Created attachment 308919 [details]
Stacktrace from crash
Comment 2 Bart Vanbrabant 2008-06-11 07:16:50 EDT
Created attachment 308920 [details]
Stacktrace from crash with cairo debug symbols enabled
Comment 3 Bart Vanbrabant 2008-06-11 07:21:01 EDT
Reproducing it:

* Load evince in gdb and start it
* Open a pdf document in evince
* Run a loop like this to open the pdf a lot of time:
  while sleep 2; do evince doc.pdf; done

In less then a minute I got a crash, it not reproduceable with a random document
it can provide the document I just. I can't post it here because it's my master
thesis which isn't finished yet, I can mail to someone to do some tests. That's
not problem.
Comment 4 Julian Lamb 2008-07-01 15:18:10 EDT
I have also gotten this crash many times, with matching stacktrace to yours. 
However, I routinely get this with as few as 2 PDF documents open at once
(again, I don't see a reproduceable method of getting it, although it seems to
happen more often with very large PDFs (>300 pages)).
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