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crash in nsView::GetPosition when replying to newsgroup post

VERIFIED INVALID

Status

MailNews Core
Networking: NNTP
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critical
VERIFIED INVALID
17 years ago
9 years ago

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(Reporter: R.K.Aa., Assigned: Jean-Francois Ducarroz)

Tracking

({crash})

Trunk
x86
Linux
crash

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(Not tracked)

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(2 attachments)

(Reporter)

Description

17 years ago
RH7.1/gcc 2.96-81, clobbered CVS build from 05/12/2001 01:32

I realize i'm using an unofficial compiler, but today i crash each time i reply
to a newsgroup. The posting is sendt - crash occures immediately afterwards.
Happens all the time.
(Reporter)

Comment 1

17 years ago
Created attachment 34206 [details]
backtrace
(Reporter)

Comment 2

17 years ago
Can't send attachments today either.. and when using NC4.77 it landed in another
bug first. Dunno which :/

Updated

17 years ago
Severity: normal → critical
Keywords: crash

Comment 3

17 years ago
R.K.Aa, I'd upgrade this to be smoketest blocker if someone else can verify it.
I'm seeing this not only with Newsgroup postings but on most email sends. I
can't verify its exact location but it's happening on both the official
nightlies and my own CVS compiled stuff. Been seeing it for about two days, and
have been looking for the bug to file it under because it looked like something
that someone else would already have reported.

Linux, kernel 2.4.4, X-4.0.3
thanks for logging the bug with the stack trace.

that stack trace resembles another one I saw recently, involving the timer for
the caret.

let me go find it..
I found #80209, but that wasn't the bug I was looking for.
(Reporter)

Comment 7

17 years ago
There seems to be problems also when replying to a mail with a "Reply-To"
header. (Replying to one with only a "From" went OK.)
(Reporter)

Comment 8

17 years ago
Created attachment 34233 [details]
different backtrace. Saw this on a CVS from yesterday too.
(Reporter)

Comment 9

17 years ago
Now i got the first stack again on replying to a plain mail.
(nsView::GetPosition). I'm crashing around 80% of the time when replying to
anything in mailnews.
(Reporter)

Comment 10

17 years ago
sspitzer: You were probably looking for bug 80355 (just found it referred to in
the newsgroup). It crashes in nsCaret::GetViewForRendering 
yes, #80355 was the one.  thanks.
Assignee: sspitzer → ducarroz
(Reporter)

Comment 12

17 years ago
Tried to mail you yet a stack. Got it? (i crashed)
(Reporter)

Comment 13

17 years ago
Resolving as invalid. I use gcc2.96RH which I'm told is to be considered bugged.
Status: NEW → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 17 years ago
Resolution: --- → INVALID
(Reporter)

Comment 14

17 years ago
using this as my mail trash-bug since i still crash frequently.
-
current CVS after mailing reply and attaching a jpg:

#0  0x0073002f in ?? () at eval.c:41
#1  0x41488e77 in nsCaret::DrawCaret () from components/libgklayout.so
#2  0x41489525 in nsCaret::CaretBlinkCallback () from components/libgklayout.so
#3  0x40d9b176 in nsTimerGtk::FireTimeout () from components/libtimer_gtk.so
#4  0x40d9b37f in process_timers () from components/libtimer_gtk.so
#5  0x40d9b3ff in TimerCallbackFunc () from components/libtimer_gtk.so
#6  0x40682731 in g_timeout_dispatch () from /usr/lib/libglib-1.2.so.0
#7  0x406817f3 in g_main_dispatch () from /usr/lib/libglib-1.2.so.0
#8  0x40681dd9 in g_main_iterate () from /usr/lib/libglib-1.2.so.0
#9  0x40681f8c in g_main_run () from /usr/lib/libglib-1.2.so.0
#10 0x40596803 in gtk_main () from /usr/lib/libgtk-1.2.so.0
#11 0x404d1125 in nsAppShell::Run () from components/libwidget_gtk.so
#12 0x404b3406 in nsAppShellService::Run () from components/libnsappshell.so
#13 0x0804e170 in main1 () at eval.c:41
#14 0x0804e9d1 in main () at eval.c:41
#15 0x401fb177 in __libc_start_main (main=0x804e898 <main>, argc=1,
ubp_av=0xbffff72c,
    init=0x804aab4 <_init>, fini=0x805035c <_fini>, rtld_fini=0x4000e184
<_dl_fini>, stack_end=0xbffff71c)
    at ../sysdeps/generic/libc-start.c:129

Comment 15

17 years ago
Mark it as verified/invalid.
Status: RESOLVED → VERIFIED
Product: MailNews → Core
Product: Core → MailNews Core
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