crash when opening dialog for installing add-on from file. claims "Too many open files"

RESOLVED INCOMPLETE

Status

Thunderbird
Untriaged
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critical
RESOLVED INCOMPLETE
a year ago
6 months ago

People

(Reporter: Steve Kelem, Unassigned)

Tracking

50 Branch
x86_64
Linux

Firefox Tracking Flags

(Not tracked)

Details

(Reporter)

Description

a year ago
User Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Linux x86_64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Ubuntu Chromium/55.0.2883.87 Chrome/55.0.2883.87 Safari/537.36

Steps to reproduce:

Open thunderbird 50.0b3 on Ubuntu 16.10 x86-64.
Select menu item Tools/Addons
From the pull-down menu next to "Search all addons", select "Install Add-on from file..."


Actual results:

Console messages:
(thunderbird:15112): Gtk-WARNING **: Attempting to read the recently used resources file at '/local/home/skelem/.local/share/recently-used.xbel', but the parser failed: Failed to open file '/local/home/skelem/.local/share/recently-used.xbel': Too many open files.
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libgioremote-volume-monitor.so: cannot open shared object file: Too many open files
Failed to load module: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libgioremote-volume-monitor.so

(thunderbird:15112): GLib-GIO-WARNING **: Error creating IO channel for /proc/self/mountinfo: Too many open files (g-file-error-quark, 14)
/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libgioremote-volume-monitor.so: cannot open shared object file: Too many open files
Failed to load module: /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/gio/modules/libgioremote-volume-monitor.so

(thunderbird:15112): GLib-ERROR **: Creating pipes for GWakeup: Too many open files


Expected results:

It should have opened the dialog and not crashed.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

a year ago
It happens in safe-mode too.
Severity: normal → critical
OS: Unspecified → Linux
Hardware: Unspecified → x86_64
please find out how many files/file descriptors have been opened by the thunderbird process
Flags: needinfo?(steve)
Summary: crash when opening dialog for installing add-on from file → crash when opening dialog for installing add-on from file. claims "Too many open files"

Updated

a year ago
See Also: → bug 1325727

Comment 3

6 months ago
please reopen after posting new info
Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 6 months ago
Flags: needinfo?(steve)
Resolution: --- → INCOMPLETE
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