Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 561021
[abrt] crash in ruby-188.8.131.523-6.fc12
Last modified: 2010-12-03 18:26:15 EST
abrt 1.0.4 detected a crash.
Attached file: backtrace
cmdline: ruby ../getPics.rb http://www.meetup.com/Singlesingilbert/
comment: Ran a program that checks pictures on a meetup.com web site. There are a lot of files > 25,000. It doesn't download them unless I don't have them already, and in this case it didn't download any new files, but is building a metadatafile that has information about each of the picture. I am a new Ruby programmer, so there might be something in the code that caused this, but it shouldn't do a hard crash in glib, should it? There was a memory leak problem that I thought I solved by "objectifying" the program, and it stopped swapping to death and now it just crashes.
reason: Process was terminated by signal 6 (Aborted)
release: Fedora release 12 (Constantine)
How to reproduce
1. I am not sure although with this program it is repeatable after a long series of web "scraping loops".
2. However, it doesn't always crash in the same place.
Created attachment 388308 [details]
Would you attach getPics.rb here?
Created attachment 414193 [details]
(In reply to comment #3)
> Created an attachment (id=414193) [details]
> Ruby code
I tried ruby ./getPics.rb Singlesingilbert using this script
but crash does not occur. Would you try again using the this
Since 1.8.6p399 has some fix for gc related bug and -3 has
a fix for null class issue, using this ruby may fix the issue
If this issue seems still reproducible, I would appreciate it
if you would attach the new gdb backtrace.
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