Bug#852756: gnome-logs crashes after starting

Emilio Pozuelo Monfort pochu at debian.org
Sun Feb 5 21:46:25 UTC 2017

Control: forwarded -1 https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=776818

On 04/02/17 19:02, Emilio Pozuelo Monfort wrote:
> Control: severity -1 serious
> On 27/01/17 02:00, Marc Bonnor wrote:
>> The program starts but no log contents are visible.
>> Then after selecting any menu picks with the mouse the program crashes.
> I can reproduce this.
> This may be related to the fact that I am not in the systemd-journal group, and
> thus I can't access journals directly. Since that is the default configuration
> (afaik), I think this should be RC.
> gnome-logs shouldn't crash if it can't access the logs due to permissions.

So this happens if gnome-logs can't access any journal. So if you don't have the
right permissions to access the system journal, and persistent logging isn't set
up, then you're out of luck and gnome-logs crashes.

That's fixed now. gnome-logs shouldn't crash in that situation anymore.


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