Bug#553213: Backtraces

On 12/17/2009 06:13:56 PM, Peter Bloomfield wrote:
> Hi Karl!
> On 12/17/2009 12:17:06 PM Thu, Karl O. Pinc wrote:
> > I finally figured out how to use gdb with the
> > balsa-dbg package.  Here are two backtraces.
> > 
> > The first is a crash when pressing the reply-to-all
> > button.   The second is from the first core dump
> > I captured: the bts says I said this happened
> > when pressing the reply button.
> > 
> > In both cases I think a new message was coming
> > in when I pressed the button.
> Since version 2.3.27, Balsa has had code to avoid that crash.  The
> cause  
> was trying to reply to a message that for some reason had no content, 
> which in general doesn't happen.  I'm not sure that we fixed that
> problem,  
> but if not, at least it no longer causes a crash.

I was definitely responding to messages with content.

I suspect a race in the 'which message is selected'
code when a new message arrives and a reply button
is pressed, but that's a guess.

Karl <kop meme com>
Free Software:  "You don't pay back, you pay forward."
                 -- Robert A. Heinlein

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