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bug #28247: If you work in the Data Window the System crashes

Submitted by:  hans loeffel <hans_loeffel>
Submitted on:  Thu Dec 10 12:32:50 2009  
Category: Data displaySeverity: 3 - Normal
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-Deleted Account- <susancai>
Thu May 13 02:37:51 2010, comment #9:

This bug should be marked invalid or similar; I've confirmed that it's a bug in the X server rather than ddd or any library ddd uses; see discussion in the various bugs referenced below, especially the freedesktop.org bug which includes the patch that fixes the problem ("0001-dix-if-owner-events-is-true-for-passive-grabs-add-th.patch").

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Tue May 11 17:47:17 2010, comment #8:

The root-cause appears to be http://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25400. Also see https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=543647 and https://bugs.gentoo.org/296514.

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Sat May 8 04:22:37 2010, comment #7:

Two more experiments:

Same ssh X forwarding test, running the application on F10, but displaying on Ubuntu Karmic instead of Ubuntu Lucid: No repro.

Running on Lucid, but with the nouveau driver instead of proprietary NVIDIA driver: Still repros.

I think F10 and Karmic are X 7.4, but Lucid is X 7.5.

I'll try searching for any X bugs that might cause this...

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Sat May 8 03:57:08 2010, comment #6:

I think this may be an X server bug:


Build latest SVN on Ubuntu Lucid: Problem repros

Build latest SVN on Fedora 10: Problem does not repro

I just tested:

Copy ddd binary from Fedora 10 to Ubuntu Lucid: Problem repros

Copy all libraries listed by "ldd ddd" on F10 to Lucid and use LD_LIBRARY_PATH to run the F10 ddd and libraries on Lucid: Problem repros. (note: I skipped copying libc, libgcc_s, libdl, libm, ld-linux.so; it's fairly unlikely those are the cause)

The above all implies there's some environmental condition on Ubuntu Lucid, outside the code being executed, that causes the problem.

Finally, I used "ssh -Y" from the Lucid machine to the F10 machine, and ran ddd on F10 displaying on Lucid's display using ssh X forwarding. The problem repro's here.

The most obvious thing that's common in all those repro steps (especially the last one) is the X server itself.

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Fri May 7 20:53:29 2010, comment #5:

Interesting; this problem does not occur on Fedora 10; some environmental thing in Lucid must be triggering it.

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Fri May 7 06:27:46 2010, comment #4:

This bug repros with latest SVN on Ubuntu Lucid.

The following is the backtrace of ddd when hung:

(gdb) bt
#0 0x00315422 in __kernel_vsyscall ()
#1 0x008e0b4b in *__GI___poll (fds=0x976ff4, nfds=3, timeout=25159)
at ../sysdeps/unix/sysv/linux/poll.c:83
#2 0x0014eed1 in _XtWaitForSomething () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
#3 0x00150346 in XtAppNextEvent () from /usr/lib/libXt.so.6
#4 0x0805c59b in process_next_event () at ddd.C:3221
#5 0x0812930d in ddd_main_loop () at mainloop.C:120
#6 0x0806d62a in main (argc=2, argv=0xbfe4c484) at ddd.C:3175

Not very information/interesting...

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Fri May 7 06:00:28 2010, comment #3:

This also affects Ubuntu Lucid; see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/ddd/+bug/574157

Stephen Warren <srwarren>
Mon Apr 12 22:14:55 2010, comment #2:

I have the same problem, it happens in the gdb-console window too. I'm on Debian sid with Gnome.

Thu Feb 4 10:05:24 2010, comment #1:

I experienced the same problem. I notice that the program always crash if you right-click on the data window. However, the program works fine if you could manage to use only the left-click.

Manachai Toahchoodee <manachai>
Thu Dec 10 12:32:50 2009, original submission:

If you go to a variable in the data window with the mouse pointer and click too long on the variable (or twice, i do not no) then the ddd crashes. The mouse pointer can not leave the data window. This is a real problem (cruel), because, you can not quit the ddd, you can not do anything with the mouse. I have to shut down the OS.
The Linux System is Fedora 12 (ddd-3.3.12-5.fc12)

hans loeffel <hans_loeffel>


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