Bug 450934 - mail-notification crashes straight away after starting
mail-notification crashes straight away after starting
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: mail-notification (Show other bugs)
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i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Dmitry Butskoy
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-06-11 15:48 EDT by Dawid Lorenz
Modified: 2009-07-14 13:54 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 13:54:25 EDT
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Bug-buddy report of the crash (298.81 KB, text/plain)
2008-06-11 15:49 EDT, Dawid Lorenz
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Description Dawid Lorenz 2008-06-11 15:48:07 EDT
Description of problem:
Mail-notification applet crashes straight away after starting, doesn't matter if
executed as a part of desktop startup, or started manually from command line.

It started happening after installing latest Fedora 9 updates.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
mail-notification-5.4-1.fc9.i386

How reproducible:
Execute it and wait for bug-buddy.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Execute
2. Wait for bug-buddy to announce a crash
3. File a bug to bugzilla :)
  
Actual results:
Crashing

Expected results:
Working

Additional info:
When started from command line:

[evad@D620 ~]$ mail-notification 
51d495e2-e720-a2ee-59e557ea-664801c2 is dumped

Additionally I attach bug-buddy report.
Comment 1 Dawid Lorenz 2008-06-11 15:49:24 EDT
Created attachment 308984 [details]
Bug-buddy report of the crash
Comment 2 Dawid Lorenz 2008-06-11 15:50:53 EDT
Forgot to mention: after executing mail-notification, mailboxes are actually
checked, as I can see mail notifications. That is happening while (or just
before) bug-buddy kicks in.
Comment 3 Dmitry Butskoy 2008-06-16 08:43:56 EDT
What version was before the update?

Does "full uninstall then install again" help?

What type of mailboxes do you use?
Comment 4 Dawid Lorenz 2008-06-16 08:46:59 EDT
(In reply to comment #3)
> What version was before the update?

I don't know.

> Does "full uninstall then install again" help?

I'll try once I'm back home (I don't have F9 on my office laptop).
 
> What type of mailboxes do you use?

1xIMAP and 1xGmail. Always used to work fine.
Comment 5 Dawid Lorenz 2008-06-16 16:18:59 EDT
OK, I've managed to nail the problem down. It turned out it only crashes when
trying to check Gmail account. Other IMAP account works fine. Gmail - crash
straight away.
Comment 6 Dmitry Butskoy 2008-06-17 07:48:24 EDT
OK, send it upstream...
Comment 7 Dmitry Butskoy 2008-06-20 11:58:55 EDT
Could you pleease report this issue to the upstream bug tracker,
https://bugs.launchpad.net/mail-notification/+bugs
?
Comment 8 Dawid Lorenz 2008-06-20 12:18:36 EDT
I can't do it at the moment. I'm just about to leave away on holiday-break for
two weeks, and my time is currently limited. I might be able to do it over the
holiday time, but I can't promise.

Sorry about that :(
Comment 9 Dmitry Butskoy 2008-08-13 09:12:02 EDT
What if run in cmdline in "C" locale? Ie.:

LANG=C mail-notification
Comment 10 Dmitry Butskoy 2008-10-15 09:54:03 EDT
While the upstream has not fixed it, the work-around could be to access Gmail by POP (pop3 protocol)...
Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2009-06-09 21:33:48 EDT
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Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 13:54:25 EDT
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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