Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 563786
[abrt] crash in gcompris-9.1-1.fc12
Last modified: 2011-01-01 10:01:11 EST
abrt 1.0.6 detected a crash.
Attached file: backtrace
comment: GCompris will hang or crash on a low-end machine when feverishly clicking through menu screens
reason: Process was terminated by signal 11 (Segmentation fault)
release: Fedora release 12 (Constantine)
How to reproduce
1. Start GCompris on a low-end machine
2. Click a sub-category
3. While the program is in the process of displaying the next screen, click again
4. GCompris will hang or crash.
Created attachment 390168 [details]
Seems that this bug is related to PulseAudio.
GCompris' upstream told me that is a bug that has already been reported for Ubuntu, but I cannot find the relevant links.
I'll reassign the bug to PA.
Uhh? This is a crash in gdk pixbuf. Unrelated to PA.
I am kinda sure this is some kind of memory corruption in gcompris.
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Problem still persists in gcompris-9.3-1.fc13 ... However it's now much harder to reproduce as the menu screens run a lot more efficiently now.
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
I'm the new maintainer of gcompris and going through all open gcompris bugs. gcompris-0.9.3 suffered from some memory corruption problems. And this bug seems to be one of a number of abrt reported bugs caused by these memory corruption problems. Unfortunately bugs like these are very hard to fix and I don't have the time to track this down.
Upstream has recently released gcompris-0.9.5, which contains some memory corruption fixes which hopefully fixes this.
This is available as an update for all supported Fedora releases (F-13 and F-14). To get this update do:
yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing gcompris
If you still encounter problems with 0.9.5 please file a new bug with a 0.9.5 generated backtrace attached (through abrt).
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