#17282 closed defect

Pidgin Crash on Launch (intermittent)

Reported by: JWilliamCupp Owned by: EionRobb
Milestone: Component: unclassified
Version: 2.12.0 Keywords:
Cc:

Description

Pidgin crashed on launch 27JAN2018. It did so six times in a row. Thereafter, I downloaded the gdb debugger and tried to get a backtrace ... but with the debugger open it didn't crash.

On 28JAN2018 Pidgin again crashed on launch. I started the debugger and tried again to get a back trace. Then it did not crash. I closed the debugger, and re-launched Pidgin, and it started up normally -- no crash.

I submit here the trace I did get in hopes it provides some clue anyway.

Attachments (1)

backtrace.txt (28.6 KB) - added by JWilliamCupp 13 months ago.

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Change History (3)

Changed 13 months ago by JWilliamCupp

comment:1 Changed 13 months ago by EionRobb

  • Status changed from new to pending

https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/GetABacktrace#TheHardWaya.k.a.MakingUseofCoreFiles says how to use the core dump you're getting to be able to get a backtrace

comment:2 Changed 12 months ago by trac-robot

  • Status changed from pending to closed

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