Ticket #2475 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 13 years ago

Last modified 13 years ago

mc segfaults on start

Reported by: gorsa Owned by: andrew_b
Priority: critical Milestone: 4.8.0-pre1
Component: mc-skin Version: master
Keywords: Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Branch state: Votes for changeset:


Segfault at start with latest git version:
$gdb mc
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This GDB was configured as "i486-linux-gnu"...
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/mc

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0xb7ce625b in strlen () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
(gdb) backtrace
#0 0xb7ce625b in strlen () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
#1 0xb7cb5812 in vfprintf () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
#2 0xb7cd68ec in vasprintf () from /lib/tls/i686/cmov/libc.so.6
#3 0xb7e2ec17 in g_vasprintf () from /usr/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
#4 0xb7e1bc06 in g_strdup_vprintf () from /usr/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
#5 0xb7e1bc2b in g_strdup_printf () from /usr/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
#6 0x08097ec7 in mc_skin_colors_old_configure_one (mc_skin=0x813780c, the_color_string=<value optimized out>) at colors-old.c:169
#7 0x08098019 in mc_skin_colors_old_configure (mc_skin=0x813780c) at colors-old.c:190
#8 0x0807d3d9 in mc_skin_init (error=0xbfdbb344) at common.c:132
#9 0x080579db in main (argc=1, argv=Cannot access memory at address 0x5
) at main.c:489
(gdb) quit

Change History

comment:1 Changed 13 years ago by andrew_b

  • Priority changed from major to critical

Please show the [Colors] section in your ~/.config/mc/ini file.

comment:2 Changed 13 years ago by gorsa




After I delete the ~/.config/mc/ folder, mc re-creates it and starts successfully. Looks like the problem is solved. Thank you.

comment:3 Changed 13 years ago by andrew_b

  • Owner set to andrew_b
  • Status changed from new to accepted
  • Component changed from mc-core to mc-skin
  • Milestone changed from 4.8 to 4.8.0-pre1

Thanks, you found a bug in color string parser. This bug was introduced in 265-colors support.

comment:4 Changed 13 years ago by andrew_b

  • Blocked By 2169 added

comment:5 Changed 13 years ago by egmont

Oops, sorry, my bad. Thanks andrew_b for the fix!

comment:6 Changed 13 years ago by slavazanko

  • Blocked By 2169 removed

(In #2169) merge changeset:6ab2753063c3f538fd6a545681873445ea10156f

git log --pretty=oneline 1b99570..0f2578d

comment:7 Changed 13 years ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from accepted to testing
  • Resolution set to fixed
  • severity changed from no branch to merged

comment:8 Changed 13 years ago by andrew_b

  • Status changed from testing to closed
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