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Date:      Wed, 19 Feb 2014 00:00:38 -0800
From:      Harry Weppner <harry.weppner@gmx.net>
To:        gnome@freebsd.org
Subject:   glib-2.36.3_1 causes open-vm-tools core dump
Message-ID:  <90EAA747-753F-4EF2-836A-759628A5EA71@gmx.net>
References:  </p/open-vm-tools/tracker/176/6a604d76df29d26644b4476aedbf5aa8e5bcd7db.tracker@open-vm-tools.p.sourceforge.net>

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Hi there,

are there any near-term plans to update the devel/glib20 port to version =
2.37.0 (or later)? I=92ve run into an open-vm-tools core dump (cf. =
original issue report below) that is resolved with 2.37.0 or by applying =
this patch:



Thanks & cheerio, Harry.

Begin forwarded message:

> From: "Ravindra Kumar" <ravindravmw@users.sf.net>
> Subject: [open-vm-tools:tracker] #176 vmtoolsd from 9.2.3-1031360 =
crashes with a SIGABRT on FreeBSD 9.1
> Date: February 13, 2014 at 6:06:24 PM PST
> To: "[open-vm-tools:tracker] " <176@tracker.open-vm-tools.p.re.sf.net>
> Reply-To: "[open-vm-tools:tracker] " =
<176@tracker.open-vm-tools.p.re.sf.net>
>=20
> This is not an open-vm-tools bug as such. This is a lock related bug =
in glib 2.36. It has been fixed as =
https://bug697595.bugzilla-attachments.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=3D24117=
9. I found that fix is available in glib 2.37.0 and later versions.
>=20
> Given that this is a glib issue, either glib needs to be upgraded to a =
version 2.37.0 (or later) or this patch =
(https://bug697595.bugzilla-attachments.gnome.org/attachment.cgi?id=3D2411=
79) should be applied in glib you are using.
>=20
> [tracker:#176] vmtoolsd from 9.2.3-1031360 crashes with a SIGABRT on =
FreeBSD 9.1
>=20
> Status: closed
> Created: Thu Aug 29, 2013 01:25 PM UTC by Douglas Carmichael
> Last Updated: Wed Dec 11, 2013 06:23 PM UTC
> Owner: nobody
>=20
> Setup: FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE-p4, VMware Fusion Technology Preview
>=20
> When I install open-vm-tools 9.2.3-1031360 on FreeBSD, everything =
installs/compiles fine, but vmtoolsd crashes with a SIGABRT on reboot.
>=20
> Looking at a backtrace from gdb, it seems to crash on line 66 in =
mainLoop.c (g_main_loop_unref(state->ctx.mainLoop);), then goes into =
glib.
>=20
> Sent from sourceforge.net because you indicated interest in =
https://sourceforge.net/p/open-vm-tools/tracker/176/
>=20
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