Outstanding crashes

Florian Quèze florian at instantbird.org
Thu Oct 7 11:14:31 EDT 2010

On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 16:15, Daniel Atallah <daniel.atallah at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 7, 2010 at 07:18, Florian Quèze <florian at instantbird.org> wrote:
>> - We have a null-printf crash
> This is the type of thing that we're no longer likely to see very much
> in Pidgin because glib >= 2.18 (IIRC) will no longer crash.
> You might want to look into upgrading the version of glib that you're
> shipping to something more recent (we're currently using 2.20.5).
> It certainly is still considered a "bug" to pass NULL to printf, so if
> you figure out any specific causes, of course we'll be happy to fix
> them.
We will consider upgrading glib but I don't have time now to check the
details of what has been modified in the version we currently ship.
I've looked for more info about the change you mention.
For future reference:
- It's part of the changes from GLib 2.19.8 to GLib 2.19.9.
- It was discussed in https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=167569
- The exact changeset is

I'm going to commit this patch in our repository to make the MSN crash
disappear for now.

Thanks for the information about the glib change!

Florian Quèze

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