Bug 60883 - sawfish segfaults
sawfish segfaults
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 60857
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: sawfish (Show other bugs)
7.3
i386 Linux
medium Severity high
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Assigned To: Havoc Pennington
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2002-03-08 02:02 EST by Chris Ricker
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:40 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-08 02:02:27 EST
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Description Chris Ricker 2002-03-08 02:02:23 EST
sawfish instantly dies with the error:

rep: received fatal signal: Illegal instruction
rep: received fatal signal: Segmentation fault
Segmentation fault

The interesting parts of the strace:

access("/root/.sawfish/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jlc", R_OK) = -1 ENOENT (No
such file or directory)
access("/root/.sawfish/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jl", R_OK) = -1 ENOENT (No
such file or directory)
access("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jlc", R_OK) = 0
stat64("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jlc",
{st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=9230, ...}) = 0
access("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jl", R_OK) = 0
stat64("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jl",
{st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=17103, ...}) = 0
stat64("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jl",
{st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=17103, ...}) = 0
stat64("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jlc",
{st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=9230, ...}) = 0
open("/usr/share/sawfish/1.0.1/lisp/sawfish/wm/state/wm-spec.jlc", O_RDONLY) = 7
fstat64(7, {st_mode=S_IFREG|0644, st_size=9230, ...}) = 0
old_mmap(NULL, 4096, PROT_READ|PROT_WRITE, MAP_PRIVATE|MAP_ANONYMOUS, -1, 0) =
0x4043c000
read(7, ";; Source file: sawfish/wm/state"..., 4096) = 4096
--- SIGILL (Illegal instruction) ---
rt_sigaction(SIGILL, {SIG_DFL}, {0x40054660, [ILL], SA_RESTART|0x4000000}, 8) = 0
open("/usr/share/locale/en_US/LC_MESSAGES/libc.mo", O_RDONLY) = -1 ENOENT (No
such file or directory)
open("/usr/share/locale/en/LC_MESSAGES/libc.mo", O_RDONLY) = -1 ENOENT (No such
file or directory)
write(2, "rep: received fatal signal: Ille"..., 48) = 48
--- SIGSEGV (Segmentation fault) ---
rt_sigaction(SIGSEGV, {SIG_DFL}, {0x40054660, [SEGV], SA_RESTART|0x4000000}, 8) = 0
getpid()                                = 19638
kill(19638, SIGSEGV)                    = 0
write(2, "rep: received fatal signal: Segm"..., 47) = 47
--- SIGSEGV (Segmentation fault) ---
+++ killed by SIGSEGV +++
Comment 1 Havoc Pennington 2002-03-08 12:27:28 EST
It doesn't do this on all machines; can you try a fresh user account maybe, 
maybe a different machine, maybe a different kernel, see if you can narrow down
what's different that gets it to appear...

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