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xfce4-settings Crash on login


Description Kevin Fenzi 2011-01-24 06:34:10 CET
From downstream report: 


xfce4-settings is crashing on login. 

Start of backtrace (full trace available at above bug): 

Core was generated by `xfce4-settings-helper'.
Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
#0  0x00007f822fab41b5 in raise () from /lib64/libc-2.12.90.so

Thread 1 (Thread 0x7f82326d29a0 (LWP 1676)):
#0  0x00007f822fab41b5 in raise () from /lib64/libc-2.12.90.so
No symbol table info available.
#1  0x00007f822fab5b66 in abort () from /lib64/libc-2.12.90.so
No symbol table info available.
#2  0x00007f822faf197b in __libc_message () from /lib64/libc-2.12.90.so
No symbol table info available.
#3  0x00007f822faf9357 in _int_free () from /lib64/libc-2.12.90.so
No symbol table info available.
#4  0x00007f8230078563 in g_free (mem=0x12c5740) at gmem.c:263
No locals.
#5  0x00007f82320c8f74 in IA__xfconf_array_free (arr=0x1295660) at xfconf.c:262
        val = 0x12c5740
        i = <value optimized out>
#6  0x0000000000408d79 in xfce_workspaces_helper_set_names (helper=<value optimized out>) at workspaces.c:366
        names_str = <value optimized out>
        i = <value optimized out>
        n_workspaces = <value optimized out>
        names = 0x1295660
        existing_names = <value optimized out>
        val = <value optimized out>
        new_name = <value optimized out>
        name = <value optimized out>
        __PRETTY_FUNCTION__ = "xfce_workspaces_helper_set_names"
#7  0x0000000000408f1e in xfce_workspaces_helper_init (helper=0x12b6330) at workspaces.c:111
        root_window = 0x1288000
        events = <value optimized out>

Something in setting default workspace names? 
Happy to gather more info or try patches.
Comment 1 Jérôme Guelfucci editbugs 2011-01-27 21:08:58 CET
Created attachment 3429 
Tentative fix

I can't reproduce the bug but this patch could possibly fix your issue. It would be great if you could test it.
Comment 2 Nick Schermer editbugs 2011-01-27 21:50:34 CET
Yeah that should fix it, now the value is not used twice. Pushed to master.

Bug #7174

Reported by:
Kevin Fenzi
Reported on: 2011-01-24
Last modified on: 2011-01-27


Stephan Arts
CC List:
3 users



Tentative fix (713 bytes, patch)
2011-01-27 21:08 CET , Jérôme Guelfucci
no flags

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