[Evolution] Bug#619017: evolution crash Debian Testing

Kevin Seise kseise at seise.net
Sun Mar 20 13:34:00 UTC 2011

Package: evolution
Version: 2.32.2-1
Severity: important

(evolution:20188): GLib-CRITICAL **: the GVariant format string `(u)' has a
type of `(u)' but the given value has a type of `(s)'

(evolution:20188): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_variant_get: assertion
`valid_format_string (format_string, TRUE, value)' failed

Results in a crash and evolution does not open

-- System Information:
Debian Release: wheezy/sid
  APT prefers testing
  APT policy: (500, 'testing'), (500, 'stable')
Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)

Kernel: Linux 2.6.32-5-amd64 (SMP w/2 CPU cores)
Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash

Versions of packages evolution depends on:
ii  dbus                   1.4.6-1           simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  debconf [debconf-2.0]  1.5.38            Debian configuration management sy
ii  evolution-common       2.32.2-1          architecture independent files for
ii  evolution-data-server  2.32.2-2          evolution database backend server
ii  gconf2                 2.28.1-6          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  gnome-icon-theme       2.30.3-2          GNOME Desktop icon theme
ii  libatk1.0-0            1.30.0-1          The ATK accessibility toolkit
ii  libc6                  2.11.2-11         Embedded GNU C Library: Shared lib
ii  libcairo2              1.8.10-6          The Cairo 2D vector graphics libra
ii  libcamel1.2-19         2.32.2-2          The Evolution MIME message handlin
ii  libcanberra-gtk0       0.24-1            Gtk+ helper for playing widget eve
ii  libcanberra0           0.24-1            a simple abstract interface for pl
ii  libdbus-1-3            1.4.6-1           simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libdbus-glib-1-2       0.88-2.1          simple interprocess messaging syst
ii  libebackend1.2-0       2.32.2-2          Utility library for evolution data
ii  libebook1.2-10         2.32.2-2          Client library for evolution addre
ii  libecal1.2-8           2.32.2-2          Client library for evolution calen
ii  libedataserver1.2-14   2.32.2-2          Utility library for evolution data
ii  libedataserverui1.2-11 2.32.2-2          GUI utility library for evolution 
ii  libegroupwise1.2-13    2.32.2-2          Client library for accessing group
ii  libenchant1c2a         1.6.0-1           a wrapper library for various spel
ii  libevolution           2.32.2-1          evolution libraries
ii  libfontconfig1         2.8.0-2.1         generic font configuration library
ii  libfreetype6           2.4.4-1           FreeType 2 font engine, shared lib
ii  libgail18              2.20.1-2          GNOME Accessibility Implementation
ii  libgconf2-4            2.28.1-6          GNOME configuration database syste
ii  libgdata7              0.6.4-3           Library for accessing GData webser
ii  libglib2.0-0           2.28.1-1+b1       The GLib library of C routines
ii  libgnome-desktop-2-17  2.30.2-2          Utility library for loading .deskt
ii  libgtk2.0-0            2.20.1-2          The GTK+ graphical user interface 
ii  libgtkhtml-editor-3.14 3.32.2-1          HTML rendering/editing library - e
ii  libgtkhtml3.14-19      3.32.2-1          HTML rendering/editing library - r
ii  libgweather1           2.30.3-1          GWeather shared library
ii  libical0               0.44-3            iCalendar library implementation i
ii  libice6                2:1.0.7-1         X11 Inter-Client Exchange library
ii  libnotify1 [libnotify1 0.5.0-2           sends desktop notifications to a n
ii  libnspr4-0d            4.8.7-2           NetScape Portable Runtime Library
ii  libnss3-1d             3.12.9-2          Network Security Service libraries
ii  libpango1.0-0          1.28.3-1+squeeze2 Layout and rendering of internatio
ii  libsm6                 2:1.2.0-1         X11 Session Management library
ii  libsoup2.4-1           2.30.2-1          an HTTP library implementation in 
ii  libsqlite3-0           3.7.5-1           SQLite 3 shared library
ii  libstartup-notificatio 0.10-1            library for program launch feedbac
ii  libunique-1.0-0        1.1.6-2           Library for writing single instanc
ii  libxml2                2.7.8.dfsg-2      GNOME XML library
ii  zlib1g                 1:  compression library - runtime

Versions of packages evolution recommends:
ii  bogofilter               1.2.2-2         a fast Bayesian spam filter (dummy
ii  evolution-plugins        2.32.2-1        standard plugins for Evolution
ii  evolution-webcal         2.32.0-1        webcal: URL handler for GNOME and 
ii  gnome-desktop-data       2.30.2-2        Common files for GNOME desktop app
ii  yelp                     2.30.1+webkit-1 Help browser for GNOME

Versions of packages evolution suggests:
pn  bug-buddy                     <none>     (no description available)
pn  evolution-dbg                 <none>     (no description available)
ii  evolution-exchange            2.32.2-1   Exchange plugin for the Evolution 
pn  evolution-plugins-experimenta <none>     (no description available)
ii  gnupg                         1.4.11-3   GNU privacy guard - a free PGP rep
pn  network-manager               <none>     (no description available)

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