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Pidgin crashes when trying to paste text

sam
Hello,

When using Pidgin on ports (system, etc. = -current), I have found that
Pidgin consistently crashes when pasting information from websites.
This happens in particular with guardian.co.uk.

(gdb) [~]$ gdb pidgin pidgin.core
GNU gdb 6.3
Copyright 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and
you are welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under
certain conditions. Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for
details. This GDB was configured as "amd64-unknown-openbsd5.7"...(no
debugging symbols found)

Core was generated by `pidgin'.
Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
...
Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/pango/1.8.0/modules/pango-basic-fc.so
Reading symbols
from /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so...done. Loaded symbols
for /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so Reading symbols
from /usr/local/lib/libaspell.so.17.0...done. Loaded symbols
for /usr/local/lib/libaspell.so.17.0 Reading symbols
from /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so...done.
Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so

#0  0x00000d1bf89a2a0a in kill () at <stdin>:2
2 <stdin>: No such file or directory.
        in <stdin>
(gdb) bt  
#0  0x00000d1bf89a2a0a in kill () at <stdin>:2
#1  0x00000d1bf89dc889 in abort ()
at /usr/src/lib/libc/stdlib/abort.c:53
#2  0x00000d192f191141 in main () from /usr/local/bin/pidgin
Current language:  auto; currently asm

If I CTRL-V, there is a crash.
If I right click and click "paste", there is a crash.
If I right click and paste "as plain text", there is no crash.

I am using OTR. My malloc conf:
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  6 Mar 31 17:17 /etc/malloc.conf -> AJGU>>

Example text is the contents of the news update box (from 'How' to
'messenger' at the end of the quote):
http://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2015/may/09/election-aftermath-live-news-comment-and-reaction#block-554df3a7e4b031be1c73befd

Any ideas? Is this a bug in Pidgin and should it be reported upstream,
can I change something configuration to fix it, or should I inform the
porters of a bug?

sam
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sam
On Sat, 9 May 2015 14:10:14 +0100
sam <[hidden email]> (by way of sam <[hidden email]>) wrote:

> Hello,
>
> When using Pidgin on ports (system, etc. = -current), I have found
> that Pidgin consistently crashes when pasting information from
> websites. This happens in particular with guardian.co.uk.
>
> (gdb) [~]$ gdb pidgin pidgin.core
> GNU gdb 6.3
> Copyright 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and
> you are welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under
> certain conditions. Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
> There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for
> details. This GDB was configured as "amd64-unknown-openbsd5.7"...(no
> debugging symbols found)
>
> Core was generated by `pidgin'.
> Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
> ...
> Loaded symbols
> for /usr/local/lib/pango/1.8.0/modules/pango-basic-fc.so Reading
> symbols from /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so...done.
> Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
> Reading symbols from /usr/local/lib/libaspell.so.17.0...done. Loaded
> symbols for /usr/local/lib/libaspell.so.17.0 Reading symbols
> from /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so...done.
> Loaded symbols for /usr/local/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
>
> #0  0x00000d1bf89a2a0a in kill () at <stdin>:2
> 2 <stdin>: No such file or directory.
>         in <stdin>
> (gdb) bt  
> #0  0x00000d1bf89a2a0a in kill () at <stdin>:2
> #1  0x00000d1bf89dc889 in abort ()
> at /usr/src/lib/libc/stdlib/abort.c:53
> #2  0x00000d192f191141 in main () from /usr/local/bin/pidgin
> Current language:  auto; currently asm
>
> If I CTRL-V, there is a crash.
> If I right click and click "paste", there is a crash.
> If I right click and paste "as plain text", there is no crash.
>
> I am using OTR. My malloc conf:
> lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  6 Mar 31 17:17 /etc/malloc.conf -> AJGU>>
>
> Example text is the contents of the news update box (from 'How' to
> 'messenger' at the end of the quote):
> http://www.theguardian.com/politics/live/2015/may/09/election-aftermath-live-news-comment-and-reaction#block-554df3a7e4b031be1c73befd
>
> Any ideas? Is this a bug in Pidgin and should it be reported upstream,
> can I change something configuration to fix it, or should I inform the
> porters of a bug?
>

Oops. Please ignore this resend.