Description of problem:
I opened a PDF file which had accidentally the file extension *.ps. After renaming the PDF file to *.pdf, evince does not crash again.
Version-Release number of selected component:
cmdline: evince output.ps
runlevel: N 5
var_log_messages: Jun 24 21:26:57 banach abrt: Saved core dump of pid 5474 (/usr/bin/evince) to /var/tmp/abrt/ccpp-2013-06-24-21:26:56-5474 (143441920 bytes)
Thread no. 1 (10 frames)
#0 gs_lcms2_malloc at base/gsicc_lcms2.c:48
#1 _cmsMallocZeroDefaultFn at cmserr.c:97
#2 AllocateToneCurveStruct at cmsgamma.c:165
#3 cmsBuildSegmentedToneCurve at cmsgamma.c:582
#4 cmsBuildParametricToneCurve at cmsgamma.c:655
#5 Build_sRGBGamma at cmsvirt.c:620
#6 cmsCreate_sRGBProfileTHR at cmsvirt.c:636
#7 GfxColorSpace::setupColorProfiles at GfxState.cc:412
#8 Gfx::Gfx at Gfx.cc:558
#9 Page::createGfx at Page.cc:489
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*** Bug 957325 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This looks like a problem in lcms2 => I'm reassigning this bug to it.
My theory about this is that lcms2 ends up getting used from two different objects in the same process.
poppler is one of them, libgs is the other (I'm not sure what brings it in).
When libgs is initialized it sets the memory management functions and decides what context to give them.
When poppler later tries to use a function from the non-THR API, a NULL context is given but the memory management functions from libgs are still used.
*** Bug 987592 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Attempt to open postscript file
cmdline: evince /home/paul/Desktop/test.ps
reason: Process /usr/bin/evince was killed by signal 11 (SIGSEGV)
runlevel: N 5
*** Bug 1039673 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
What's the status of this? Is it fixed in any version of Fedora? Fixed upstream?
(In reply to Tim Waugh from comment #16)
> Fixed upstream?
Yes, the lcms 2.6 work introduced a "context" that makes it possible to use lcms2 from two different libraries. I don't know the gs version required to use this new feature tho, but they were the ones to contribute the code to lcms2...
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