Bug 80852 - Choosing a bad theme file at gnome theme selector makes it crash
Choosing a bad theme file at gnome theme selector makes it crash
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: control-center (Show other bugs)
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i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Ray Strode [halfline]
David Lawrence
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Blocks: 79579 CambridgeTarget
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Reported: 2002-12-31 21:41 EST by Thiago Sayao
Modified: 2008-01-17 12:49 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-05-31 15:34:15 EDT
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Description Thiago Sayao 2002-12-31 21:41:30 EST
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Description of problem:
Choosing a bad theme file at gnome theme selector makes it crash.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open the theme selector
2. Choose a bad .tar.gz theme file
3. CRASH!
    

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jonathan Blandford 2003-01-21 15:36:56 EST
I can't reproduce this.  It doesn't give great feedback when you give it a bogus
theme, but it doesn't crash.  What's the tarball you have?
Comment 2 Thiago Sayao 2003-01-21 16:43:51 EST
I was taking another look at it and i think it crashes when you select a theme
that uses a not installed engine. Try Etria.org found at art.gnome.org.
Comment 3 Jonathan Blandford 2003-01-24 17:45:33 EST
I can't reproduce this.  It doesn't crash for me.  Can you confirm that that's
the tarball that causes the crash for you?
Comment 4 Thiago Sayao 2003-01-24 18:45:05 EST
Confirmed, and other tarballs found at art.gnome.org makes it crash too.
The themes i have installed:
Bluecurve
Bluecurve-blue
Bluecurve-Okaysh
Metal
Raleigh
Redmond95

Maybe on of this installed themes is causing the crash?
Comment 5 Jonathan Blandford 2003-02-13 16:47:00 EST
I can't reproduce this at all.  I'm able to drag a URI from mozilla to the theme
manager and have it install fine.  Which version do you have?  Can you get a
backtrace at all?
Comment 6 Thiago Sayao 2003-02-14 16:46:19 EST
These are the last messages using strace:

read(3, "\1\2\241 \0\0\0\0\363\4@\3\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\1\0\0\0000\204"..., 32) = 32
write(3, "+\10\1\0", 4)                 = 4
read(3, "\1\2\242 \0\0\0\0\363\4@\3\0\0\0\0\1\0\0\0\1\0\0\0000\204"..., 32) = 32
poll([{fd=6, events=POLLIN}, {fd=3, events=POLLIN}, {fd=10, events=POLLIN},
{fd=12, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=13, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=14,
events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=15, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=17,
events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=16, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=20, events=POLLIN}],
10, 0) = 0
ioctl(3, 0x541b, [0])                   = 0
ioctl(3, 0x541b, [0])                   = 0
poll([{fd=6, events=POLLIN}, {fd=3, events=POLLIN}, {fd=10, events=POLLIN},
{fd=12, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=13, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=14,
events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=15, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=17,
events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=16, events=POLLIN|POLLPRI}, {fd=20, events=POLLIN}],
10, 0) = 0
--- SIGSEGV (Segmentation fault) ---
write(3, "\33\10\2\0\0\0\0\0 \5\2\0\0\0\0\0+\5\1\0", 20) = 20
read(3, "\1\2\245 \0\0\0\0\363\4@\3\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\0\1\0\0\0000\204"..., 32) = 32
clone(child_stack=0, flags=0x1200011)   = 2697
wait4(2697, [WIFEXITED(s) && WEXITSTATUS(s) == 0], 0, NULL) = 2697
--- SIGCHLD (Child exited) ---
sigreturn()                             = ? (mask now [SEGV])
SYS_252(0x1, 0x3d5f, 0x5503a290, 0x81bb1af, 0x8052ec6
Comment 7 Thiago Sayao 2003-02-14 16:52:47 EST
I was testing it again, and it fails for every theme i try to add.
I have tried with another user too (to use another config) but it crashes
the same way.
Comment 8 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-12 11:47:00 EDT
Hi,
I'm going through bugs assigned to me and attempting to clean some of the older,
fixed ones up.

This bug hasn't changed in over a year old now.  Are you still seeing the problem? 

(This a batch message is being sent to all my bugs that haven't changed in a year)
Comment 9 Ray Strode [halfline] 2005-05-31 15:34:15 EDT
Hi,

This bug has been in the NEEDINFO state for at least a couple of weeks now.  I'm
going to close the bug, but if you can provide the required information feel
free to open a new report.

Thanks.

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