Bug#606618: glib2.0: g_timeout_add() cannot handle very large timeouts

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Tue Feb 15 09:40:24 UTC 2011

forwarded 606618 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=642052
tags 606618 + upstream fixed-upstream pending

On 06/01/11 20:47, Jakub Wilk wrote:
>>> I turns out this is a bug in glib. The attached minimal test program should
>>> go ping every ~24 hours, and it apparently does with glib 2.24.2-1, but not
>>> with 2.27.4-1:
>> Any reason you don't use g_timeout_add_seconds for large timeouts?
> I was just copycatting what syslong-ng did. I can reproduce this bug with
> g_timeout_add_seconds, too.

Fixed upstream, will be fixed in 2.28.1.


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