Description of problem:
The new version of powertop patched to handle window resizing crashes (segfaults) randomly when resized.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Always (time to crash differs each run)
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run powertop
2. resize window
memory corruption - core dumps contains different backtraces.
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inclusion in the current release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
Because the affected component is not scheduled to be updated
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It is related to bug 698422, I will track it there.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 698422 ***