Bug 8387 - gedit crashes on empty files
gedit crashes on empty files
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 5565
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Michael Fulbright
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Reported: 2000-01-11 18:56 EST by Stephen John Smoogen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-12 11:00:23 EST
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strace of crash (158.87 KB, text/plain)
2000-01-12 09:41 EST, Stephen John Smoogen
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Description Stephen John Smoogen 2000-01-11 18:56:34 EST
From testers list... entered for consistency sake:

Trond Eivind Glomsr|d <teg@pvv.ntnu.no>
2) gedit, which is totally broken in 6.1 (why hasn't this been fixed - the
shipped version is really, really broken and a simple upgrade fixes
it. The shipped version segfaults if started with a file as an
argument. This is in bugzilla, and has been so since 6.1 shipped) is still
just as broken in 6.2

Alan Cox

I reported these to the gnome people wekes ago

gedit newfilename
plugins-wordcount -> crash

(or almost any option when there is no file in the editor)
Comment 1 Stephen John Smoogen 2000-01-12 09:41:59 EST
Created attachment 53 [details]
strace of crash
Comment 2 Stephen John Smoogen 2000-01-12 09:43:59 EST
This bug seems to be also 5565 and a couple of others. My recommendation is to
consolidate bugs into this one, and either fix or drop from distribution as this
is a rather common bug to "replicate". My two cents only of course :)
Comment 3 Michael Fulbright 2000-01-12 11:00:59 EST
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 5565 ***

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