Bug 11896 - yelp crashes on startup reading the info dir
Summary: yelp crashes on startup reading the info dir
Alias: None
Product: Rarian
Classification: Unclassified
Component: General (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: medium normal
Assignee: Don Scorgie
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Reported: 2007-08-08 02:28 UTC by Götz Waschk
Modified: 2007-08-12 08:20 UTC (History)
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Description Götz Waschk 2007-08-08 02:28:58 UTC
This is with yelp 2.19.1 and rarian 0.5.6 on Mandriva Cooker:
(gdb) bt
#0  0xb6f19733 in strchr () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
#1  0xb752dd15 in process_initial_entry (
    line=0xb3c0bf78 "* Gnash Manual V0_3: .          ???\n")
    at rarian-info.c:115
#2  0xb752ebf6 in process_info_dir (dir=0xb3c142d8 "/usr/share/info")
    at rarian-info.c:444
#3  0xb752ed38 in rrn_info_init () at rarian-info.c:534
#4  0xb752ef79 in rrn_info_get_categories () at rarian-info.c:556
#5  0x08064e03 in toc_process_info (toc=0x824c898) at yelp-toc.c:699
#6  0xb731f424 in g_thread_create_proxy (data=0x8557b30) at gthread.c:634
#7  0xb7115462 in start_thread () from /lib/i686/libpthread.so.0
#8  0xb6f7b82e in clone () from /lib/i686/libc.so.6
Comment 1 Don Scorgie 2007-08-12 08:20:20 UTC
Thanks.  Fixed in SVN.

Note that the root cause is a bad entry for the GNASH info page (didn't know it had one).  It is missing a filename.  You might want to report that to Mandriva (or upstream if you got GNASH there).

2007-08-12  Don Scorgie  <Don@Scorgie.org>

	* librarian/rarian-info.c:
	Fix crashing on entried without a filename
	(bug #11896)

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