Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 844095
GtkClutter.init causes segfault
Last modified: 2013-08-01 04:26:17 EDT
Description of problem:
I have some simple software that has recently started segfaulting on Fedora 17. The application uses python, gtk3, and clutter. I have isolated the crash down to the GtkClutter.init call.
Here is showing running python in a debugger, importing GtkClutter and then calling GtkClutter.init:
[line72@morbo master]$ gdb python
GNU gdb (GDB) Fedora (220.127.116.1120120-49.fc17)
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Reading symbols from /usr/bin/python...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install python-2.7.3-6.fc17.i686
Starting program: /usr/bin/python
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
Using host libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
Python 2.7.3 (default, Apr 30 2012, 21:18:10)
[GCC 4.7.0 20120416 (Red Hat 4.7.0-2)] on linux2
Type "help", "copyright", "credits" or "license" for more information.
>>> from gi.repository import Clutter, GtkClutter
Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0x41e2950c in _dl_relocate_object () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#0 0x41e2950c in _dl_relocate_object () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#1 0x41e308b2 in dl_open_worker () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#2 0x41e2c48e in _dl_catch_error () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#3 0x41e300b4 in _dl_open () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#4 0x42039cbe in dlopen_doit () from /lib/libdl.so.2
#5 0x41e2c48e in _dl_catch_error () from /lib/ld-linux.so.2
#6 0x4203a472 in _dlerror_run () from /lib/libdl.so.2
#7 0x4222ddfc in ?? () from /lib/libgmodule-2.0.so.0
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
I have tried clutter-1.10.8-1 and tried reverting to cluter-1.10.4-1 with the same results. This was working on my fedora 17 install in the last month or two, so a recent update has broken something.
This crashes every single time
Steps to Reproduce:
>>> from gi.repository import GtkClutter
A working program!
This has been resolved in the latest update.
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