Bug 538678 - [abrt] crash detected in gnome-panel-2.28.0-13.fc12 (/usr/libexec/wnck-applet): wncklet_connect_while_alive
[abrt] crash detected in gnome-panel-2.28.0-13.fc12 (/usr/libexec/wnck-applet...
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-panel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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: 534177 538269 538791 539307 539381 542030 542561 542766 542813 547861 550756 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2009-11-18 23:07 EST by David
Modified: 2010-12-03 22:10 EST (History)
29 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2010-12-03 22:10:48 EST
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File: backtrace (5.41 KB, text/plain)
2009-11-18 23:07 EST, David
no flags Details
Backtrace (29.82 KB, text/plain)
2010-02-26 05:09 EST, Jay Mist
no flags Details

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GNOME Bugzilla 472773 None None None Never

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Description David 2009-11-18 23:07:27 EST
abrt detected a crash.

Comment: I turned desktop effects on, and then tried to open the settings menu of the workspace switcher applet
Attached file: backtrace
cmdline: /usr/libexec/wnck-applet --oaf-activate-iid=OAFIID:GNOME_Wncklet_Factory --oaf-ior-fd=18
component: gnome-panel
executable: /usr/libexec/wnck-applet
package: gnome-panel-2.28.0-13.fc12
rating: 3
reason: Process was terminated by signal 11
Comment 1 David 2009-11-18 23:07:29 EST
Created attachment 370261 [details]
File: backtrace
Comment 2 Robert Elliott 2009-11-22 13:15:43 EST
Similar situation with me, except I don't have - and have never had - the desktop effects running. The applet crashed every time I tried to get into the workspace switcher properties.
Comment 3 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:20:16 EST
*** Bug 534177 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:21:07 EST
*** Bug 538791 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:21:24 EST
*** Bug 539307 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 6 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:25:18 EST
*** Bug 539381 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 7 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:43:23 EST
*** Bug 538269 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 8 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:43:30 EST
*** Bug 542030 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 9 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:43:39 EST
*** Bug 542561 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 10 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:43:47 EST
*** Bug 542766 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 11 Ray Strode [halfline] 2009-12-01 13:43:54 EST
*** Bug 542813 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 12 Karel Klíč 2010-02-24 12:05:16 EST
*** Bug 547861 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 13 Karel Klíč 2010-02-24 12:05:21 EST
*** Bug 550756 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 14 Matteo Corti 2010-02-24 12:13:58 EST
I can reproduce the problem every time I log in:
- the desktop switcher appears with as if the 'Show workspace names in switcher' was off (but it is in fact checked)
- right-mouse click to open the preferences
- crash
- I get the dialog asking me if I want to reload it
- I click reload
- it appears correctly (with the desktop names)
- right clicking and opening the preferences works
Comment 15 Jay Mist 2010-02-25 03:02:24 EST
1. Tried to configure Workspace Switcher applet in panel.
2. Right-clicked to change configure options since was not able to toggle windows with mouse scroll wheel.
3. Applet (Workspace Switcher) crash.
(am attaching backtrace generated by ABRT)
Comment 16 Jay Mist 2010-02-26 05:09:56 EST
Created attachment 396505 [details]

Backtrace generated by ABRT.
Comment 17 Jeff Raber 2010-07-27 23:39:35 EDT

Fedora Bugzappers volunteer triage team
Comment 18 Jeff Raber 2010-07-27 23:49:56 EDT
This bug is the same as 552423 which was resolved in gnome-panel-2.30.0-4.fc13.  Unfortunately the fix has not been applied to F12 (yet?).  The patch is available on the upstream bug.

Halfline,  Please apply this patch to F12 gnome-panel, or close this bug as NEXTRELEASE.
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