Latest Gedit no longer works and crashes
jasperfrumau at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 08:43:28 PST 2011
On Mon, Feb 7, 2011 at 7:46 AM, ~suv <suv-sf at users.sourceforge.net> wrote:
> On 7/2/11 03:35, Rainer Müller wrote:
> > On 3/2/11 17:08, Jasper Frumau wrote:
> >> Gtk:ERROR:gtkrecentmanager.c:1942:get_icon_fallback: assertion failed:
> >> (retval != NULL)
> >> Abort trap
> > I just installed gedit to try this myself. But it works out of the box
> > for me. I even disabled my ~/.gtkrc-2.0 to rule out any configuration
> > issues.
> > I get the same warnings as you at startup, but that is common for Gtk+
> > based programs and should not be a problem:
> > But gedit even works for me if I deactivate the gnome-icon-theme port,
> > which provides these icons.
> Does it still work after you have saved some files from within Gedit
> (which will then be listed as recently opened files)?
> AFAIU it is a problem affecting many applications , mostly on
> non-Gnome desktops like KDE and MacPorts (using Oxygen or no explicit -
> i.e. stock/hicolor - icon theme), triggered by a change in GTK+ 2.22.x
> for stock and fallback icons .
> A known workaround e.g. for Inkscape 0.48.0  and MyPaint is to
> actually use the Gnome or Tango icon theme (via ~/.gtkrc-2.0) as main or
> fallback icon theme. Just having the icon theme installed is not
> sufficient to prevent the crash in the GtkRecentManager object. Try
> adding this line to ~/.gtkrc-2.0 to prevent the crash:
> or, alternatively (if you prefer Tango icons):
If I do not have "~/.gtkrc-2.0" I can just add I suppose?
> Related links:
>  Bug #651678 <https://bugs.launchpad.net/gtk/+bug/651678>
> "crashes with assertion failure on startup"
> -> upstream <https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=629878>
>  Bug #665725 <https://bugs.launchpad.net/linuxmint/+bug/665725>
> "[mint-x] gtk+2.0-2.22.0 Error Gedit and Gnome panels crashing"
>  Bug 626474 – use standard icon names for stock icons
> The change for this upstream GTK+ issue seems to be the trigger:
>  Inkscape 0.48.1 includes a fix
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