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Re: access-after-free error in gtksheet?

From: Ben Pfaff
Subject: Re: access-after-free error in gtksheet?
Date: Sat, 03 May 2008 09:25:21 -0700
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John Darrington <address@hidden> writes:

> On Sat, May 03, 2008 at 12:44:12AM -0700, Ben Pfaff wrote:
>      Hi John.  While attempting to debug the text import dialog crash,
>      I discovered what appears to be an memory-access-after-free error
>      in gtksheet.
>      To reproduce it, run:
>              export G_SLICE=always-malloc
>              valgrind ./src/ui/gui/psppire
>      and then immediately close the PSPPIRE window once it appears.
>      For me, this produces the following complaint (followed by
>      others) from valgrind.  The backtraces are so long that I had to
>      recompile Valgrind to save more callers than the maximum it
>      supports by default!
> Does it actually cause any problems?  

I don't know.  It could be a root cause of or otherwise related
to the text import dialog crash, since the text import dialog
uses a gtksheet indirectly, through the var-sheet.  That's the
main reason I bring it up.
"...In the UNIX world, people tend to interpret `non-technical user'
 as meaning someone who's only ever written one device driver."
--Daniel Pead

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