Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 488080
Bad version of close signal handler breaks Ekiga, possibly other apps.
Last modified: 2013-03-05 22:58:00 EST
Description of problem:
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):libnotify-devel-0.4.4-12.fc10
How reproducible: always
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Compile current svn version of Ekiga.
2. Start Ekiga.
3. Call sip:firstname.lastname@example.org
4. Wait until there's a libnotify message about incoming call.
5 Press "Accept" or "Reject" button.
Actual results: Core dumped
Expected results: No coredump, working Ekiga
This depends on the closed signal handler. A patch was introduced upstream (March, 19) to handle an extra parameter to this handler. This was imported to Fedora in version 0.4.4-12. Since then, upstream has rolled out this change because it breaks applications (Sep, 26 2008). The Fedora files still have the bad definition introduced March, 19. This is what breaks Ekiga, and possibly also other apps.
There's a long thread, partly on this in http://mail.gnome.org/archives/ekiga-list/2009-March/msg00003.html.
Upstream shortcut: http://cia.vc/stats/project/galago/libnotify
Better pointer to thread: http://mail.gnome.org/archives/ekiga-list/2009-March/msg00032.html
The nonstandard closed signal is also breaking trunk Firefox builds as Firefox is now using libnotify. See https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=492211.
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