Re: Evolution crashing - how to debug ?

В Сбт, 23/04/2005 в 18:06 +1000, Rod Butcher пишет:
> I've built evolution 2.2 from cvs -r gnome-2-10. My gnome environment is 
> 2.11.
> Evolution crashes on selecting any option from a drop-down list, such as 
> selecting pop server option.
> When the list (pop, imap etc) is displayed the following messages are 
> logged :-
> (evolution-2.2:8146): evolution-mail-WARNING **: Cannot activate 
> OAFIID:GNOME_Spell_Dictionary:0.3

It seems like you should check gnome-spell installation

> (evolution-2.2:8146): Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_entry_set_text: assertion 
> `text != NULL' failed
> (evolution-2.2:8146): Gtk-CRITICAL **: 
> gtk_tree_sortable_set_sort_column_id: assertion `GTK_IS_TREE_SORTABLE 
> (sortable)' failed
> BBDB spinning up...

This sort of messages are easy to debug. Just put breakpoint in g_log
then backtrace should show you the place where problem occurs.

> When I actually select an option from the dropdown list no further 
> messages are output, evolution just crashes.
> How do you guys actually debug something like this ? Using an unstable 
> gnome is part of my learning curve.

Just use gdb. Look at

If you've found bug that causes segfault, it is always nice to report
about it in bugzilla.

> thanks
> Rod

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