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Bug 593254 - long gtk tooltip crashes X session
Summary: long gtk tooltip crashes X session
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xorg-x11-server
Version: 12
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: X/OpenGL Maintenance List
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2010-05-18 10:35 UTC by Daniele Branchini
Modified: 2010-12-03 14:35 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version:
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2010-12-03 14:35:28 UTC
Type: ---

Attachments (Terms of Use)
python script to display long gtk tooltip (1.15 KB, application/octet-stream)
2010-05-18 10:36 UTC, Daniele Branchini
no flags Details

Description Daniele Branchini 2010-05-18 10:35:06 UTC
Description of problem:
First discovered doing a mouseover in a pidgin windows with a long link.
X session crashes, gdm greeter appears.
Same problem with a shorter link with a long description.
Then a friend of mine gave me a short python script using gtk (see attachment) that gave me the same problem

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora release 12 #1 SMP Mon Apr 5 19:59:38 UTC 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux


How reproducible:
Launch the python script attached

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Launch the python script, wait until a gtk window appears
2. Let your mouse over the window for a while
3. Enjoy your X session crash
Actual results:
Crash of X session occurs before the displaying of the tooltip

Expected results:
The display of a long tooltip

Additional info:
nothing relevant appears in dmesg after the crash.
this is what happens in /var/log/messages 
May 18 11:57:29 carenza gnome-keyring-daemon[11312]: dbus failure unregistering from session: Connection is closed
May 18 11:57:29 carenza gnome-keyring-daemon[11312]: dbus failure unregistering from session: Connection is closed
May 18 11:57:29 carenza gnome-session[11319]: WARNING: Detected that screensaver has left the bus

then some messages from abrt ending with:
abrtd: Crash is in database already (dup of /var/cache/abrt/ccpp-1267459473-1577)
I actually don't know what to do with that directory, it doesn't appear in abrt-gui, please let me know what kind of additional information I may supply

Comment 1 Daniele Branchini 2010-05-18 10:36:19 UTC
Created attachment 414801 [details]
python script to display long gtk tooltip

Comment 2 Daniele Branchini 2010-05-18 13:57:19 UTC
It's related to Compiz.
With Desktop Effects disabled there are no crashes.

It's not a big deal to disable it (I should have done it in the first place) but if I can help tracing this malfunction please tell me how.

It's strange, the abrt dump doesn't always occurr, my session could crash and abrtd may or may not notice it.
When it does, this is the info I can get from the core dump 

[root@carenza ccpp-1274190194-2369]# gdb /usr/bin/Xorg coredump
GNU gdb (GDB) Fedora (7.0.1-45.fc12)
Copyright (C) 2009 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "x86_64-redhat-linux-gnu".
For bug reporting instructions, please see:
Reading symbols from /usr/bin/Xorg...Reading symbols from /usr/lib/debug/usr/bin/Xorg.debug...done.
BFD: Warning: /var/cache/abrt/ccpp-1274190194-2369/coredump is truncated: expected core file size >= 15417344, found: 61440.
Cannot access memory at address 0x36dae1f0c8
(gdb) where
Cannot access memory at address 0x7ffff6edada8

Comment 3 Bug Zapper 2010-11-03 14:40:03 UTC
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