Bug#648764: More informative backtrace
daenzer at debian.org
Mon Dec 5 08:46:23 PST 2011
On Sam, 2011-11-26 at 22:43 +0100, Jan Oberländer wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2011 at 11:24:24AM +0100, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > Can you try if the patch below fixes this crash?
> Heh. I wish I could tell you. Before testing the patch I tried to
> reproduce the crash, just to make sure I could actually tell it was gone
> afterwards. Turns out I can't reproduce it anymore, because WordPress
> (where I originally encountered the crash, reliably) seem to have
> changed something in their web interface, and I can't reproduce the
> crash anymore. I haven't installed any upgrades since I reported the
> bug, so my system's behavior should still be the same. Murphy's Law, I
> guess. :)
> Testing out your patch at least didn't make anything worse. But I'm
> going back to the original version right now to wait and see if I can
> discover some other way to reproduce the crash.
> Maybe you have an idea of how I could reproduce it, based on the gdb
> trace I sent?
Not really, unfortunately.
If you encounter a similar problem in the future, you could try creating
a trace of the triggering operations, e.g. with cairo-trace.
Earthling Michel Dänzer | http://www.amd.com
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