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Bug 230837 - Devhelp spits - memory corruption due to late invocation of g_thread_init()...
Summary: Devhelp spits - memory corruption due to late invocation of g_thread_init()...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: devhelp
Version: rawhide
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Matthew Barnes
QA Contact:
Depends On:
Blocks: FC7Target
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2007-03-03 12:57 UTC by Mayank Jain
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:11 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Fixed In Version: devhelp-0.13-7.fc7
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2007-04-23 19:11:40 UTC

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GNOME Bugzilla 414221 None None None Never

Description Mayank Jain 2007-03-03 12:57:46 UTC
Description of problem:
Devhelp spits a MEMORY-WARNING when invoked from gedit plugin

***MEMORY-WARNING***: devhelp[12881]: GSlice: g_thread_init() must be called
before all other GLib functions; memory corruption due to late invocation of
g_thread_init() has been detected; this program is likely to crash, leak or
unexpectedly abort soon...

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Everytime F7 is pressed from Gedit after enabling the devhelp plugin

Steps to reproduce
1) Run gedit (gedit-2.17.4-1.fc7) from command line
2) Enable Devhelp plugin from the preferences
3) Write any small C program
4) Highlight "main" & press F7 to invoke devhelp
5) Check the MEMORY-WARNING on the gnome-terminal
Actual results:

Expected results:
No warning

Additional info:

Comment 1 Christopher Aillon 2007-04-17 19:40:39 UTC
Should probably tackle this for F7...

Comment 2 Matthew Barnes 2007-04-23 19:11:40 UTC
Backported upstream fix to devhelp-0.13-7.fc7.

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