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Bug 1471223 - Program fails to launch
Summary: Program fails to launch
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: grace
Version: 26
Hardware: i686
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: José Matos
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: FE-ExcludeArch-x86, F-ExcludeArch-x86
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-07-14 17:57 UTC by graffmacl
Modified: 2018-05-29 12:29 UTC (History)
5 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2018-05-29 12:29:38 UTC
Type: Bug

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Red Hat Bugzilla 1502175 0 unspecified CLOSED [grace] aborts upon startup and complains "--> Broken or incomplete installation - read the FAQ!" 2021-02-22 00:41:40 UTC

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Description graffmacl 2017-07-14 17:57:25 UTC
Description of problem:
grace does not launch in either of my two i686 machines after upgrading to f26. It worked in them under f24, and it works in my two x86_64 machines under f26.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
grace 5.1.25-7.fc26 (i686)

How reproducible: always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. enter `xmgrace' at command line.

Actual results: no launch, with following error message:

xmgrace: malloc.c:2369: sysmalloc: Assertion `(old_top == initial_top (av) && old_size == 0) || ((unsigned long) (old_size) >= MINSIZE && prev_inuse (old_top) && ((unsigned long) old_end & (pagesize - 1)) == 0)' failed.
Aborted (core dumped)

Expected results: launch of the program.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Jussi Eloranta 2018-03-05 04:04:19 UTC
This also happens on armv7hl (raspberry pi 3) and fedora 27.

Comment 2 Fedora End Of Life 2018-05-03 08:10:01 UTC
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Comment 3 Fedora End Of Life 2018-05-29 12:29:38 UTC
Fedora 26 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2018-05-29. Fedora 26
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