KDE(3.5) crashing on shutdown?

Mike Shaw mdshaw89 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 28 18:01:05 UTC 2008


On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 2:00 PM, Mike Shaw <mdshaw89 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 1:52 PM, Jonas Norlander <jonorland at gmail.com>wrote:
>
>> 2008/8/28 Mike Shaw <mdshaw89 at gmail.com>:
>> > Lately I've been noticing that KDE(Kubuntu 7.10 - KDE 3.5) seems to
>> crash
>> > upon shutdown quite frequently and wanted to see if anyone else is
>> seeing
>> > this issue?  This even will happen when I shutdown all applications
>> first
>> > and then shutdown.  It will happen about 30-40% of the time.
>> >
>> > l8r,
>> >
>> > Mike
>>
>> With KDE do you mean kicker and/or programs using kicker? In that case
>> i see that to, kicker, kopete, kmess, kwin and some other KDE programs
>> crashes with a SIGSEGV when i log out, shutdown or reboot. I had this
>> earlier this year but it disappeared over the summer but it's back
>> now. I have tried to rename the .kde dir to start with fresh settings
>> and install debug symbols to get some backtraces but never seen
>> anything that could help to understand why it crashes.
>>
>> / Jonas
>>
>> Its kicker.  I would be up for renaming .kde but it happens on a my wife's
> fresh install also!  I can ignore it but that doesn't go over with the
> wife!  ;)
>
> Looks like I will have to start actually trying to collect the backtraces
> and doing something with them now.
>

One last minute thought - will KDE 4.x make this go away???

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