Bug 602735 - e-utils warning about illegal pop-up window call
e-utils warning about illegal pop-up window call
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: evolution (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthew Barnes
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-06-10 11:26 EDT by Matthew Saltzman
Modified: 2010-06-14 12:42 EDT (History)
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Description Matthew Saltzman 2010-06-10 11:26:52 EDT
Description of problem:

I crashed evo by sending a message.  The evo window vanished.  Issued 'evolution --force-shutdown' to clean up before restarting.  The message had apparently been placed in the outbox but not sent yet, as the pop-up displayed asking for confirmation: "You have unsent messages, do you wish to quit anyway?"
On the console, I got the following warning.

(evolution:4835): e-utils-WARNING **: Something called e_alert_dialog_constructed() with a NULL parent window.  This is no longer legal, please fix it.

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How reproducible:
Always (in the sense that when I get the crash while sending, the pop-up and warning show up reliably).  Intermittently (in the sense that the crash is intermittent.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Send a message.
2. Crash (maybe).  Might only happen sending from Exchange--that's what I was doing.
3. Issue evolution --force-shutdown'
Actual results:
As above.

Expected results:
No warning.

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Comment 1 Milan Crha 2010-06-11 03:34:09 EDT
Thanks for a bug report. I guess the warning is sort of bogus here, because you shouldn't be asked for "quitting evolution" when issuing --force-shutdown, also because the dialog is using the main window, which apparently doesn't exists. I would use an upstream bug [1] for the issue.

Do you have a crasher bug filled too, please? And if so, could you give me its bug number, to check the trace where the crash happened? Thanks in advance.

[1] https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=603468
Comment 2 Matthew Saltzman 2010-06-11 11:42:39 EDT
That would be Bug #602728.
Comment 3 Milan Crha 2010-06-14 12:42:14 EDT
(In reply to comment #2)
> That would be Bug #602728.    

Thanks. I'm closing this bug report due to the upstream equivalent. See the upstream bug for any further updates.

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