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[Bug 1631745] Re: hostname-panel crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()


Issue has been tracked down to Ubuntu patchwork of gnome-menus.

Building a vanilla Debian gnome-menus this issue does not occur.

Currently working on an update of one of Ubuntu's specific patches
together with an additional patch that works around Ubuntu's other

** Changed in: budgie-desktop (Ubuntu)
       Status: Confirmed => In Progress

** Also affects: gnome-menus (Ubuntu)
   Importance: Undecided
       Status: New

** Changed in: gnome-menus (Ubuntu)
       Status: New => In Progress

** Changed in: gnome-menus (Ubuntu)
     Assignee: (unassigned) => fossfreedom (fossfreedom)

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  hostname-panel crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()

Status in budgie-desktop:
  Fix Released
Status in budgie-desktop package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress
Status in gnome-menus package in Ubuntu:
  In Progress

Bug description:
  Testing in VirtualBox (xubuntu)
  Clean install of Release Candidate, updated and reboot.
  Opened terminal and installed synaptic
  Wend to budgie menu and left frame frozen and then panel crash.

  ProblemType: Crash
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.10
  Package: budgie-core 10.2.7-2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.8.0-21.23-generic 4.8.0
  Uname: Linux 4.8.0-21-generic x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.20.3-0ubuntu7
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Budgie:GNOME
  Date: Sun Oct  9 06:54:50 2016
  ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/budgie-panel
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-10-09 (0 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: budgie-remix 16.10 "Budgie-remix" -  amd64 (20161008)
  ProcCmdline: hostname-panel
   PATH=(custom, user)
   Segfault happened at: 0x7fe07a0ee45c <g_slice_alloc+412>:	mov    (%rdx),%rcx
   PC (0x7fe07a0ee45c) ok
   source "(%rdx)" (0xd000000000000000) not located in a known VMA region (needed readable region)!
   destination "%rcx" ok
  SegvReason: reading unknown VMA
  Signal: 11
  SourcePackage: budgie-desktop
   g_slice_alloc () from /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libglib-2.0.so.0
   pango_layout_get_iter () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpango-1.0.so.0
   pango_renderer_draw_layout () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpango-1.0.so.0
   ?? () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpangocairo-1.0.so.0
   gtk_render_layout () from /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libgtk-3.so.0
  Title: hostname-panel crashed with SIGSEGV in g_slice_alloc()
  UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
  UserGroups: adm cdrom dip lpadmin plugdev sambashare sudo

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