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Bug#516325: compiz: Compiz crashes when Rotate Cube plugin shortcut is used in Expo plugin

> > Package: compiz
> > Version: 0.7.6-7
> > Severity: normal
> >
> >
> > When in the Expo plugin view, Compiz will crash if one uses a shortcut for
> > the Rotate Cube plugin to select a cube face (or workspace). To replicate
> > this bug:
> >
> > 1. Activate the Rotate Cube and Expo plugins in CompizConfig Settings
> > Mananger.
> >
> > 2. Set up a key binding for "Rotate to Face 1" in the Rotate Cube plugin
> > using CompizConfig Settings Mananger. I used Alt+F1. No key is defined by
> > default.
> >
> > 3. Activate the Expo plugin (e.g., by moving the mouse to the top left or
> > whatever is set in the "Expo edge" setting).
> >
> > 4. You should see a wall of work spaces.
> >
> > 5. Now, instead of selecting a work space with the mouse, press the
> > Rotate-Cube shortcut key for "Rotate to Face 1".
> >
> > 6. Compiz immediately quits and, for me, reverts to Metacity.
> >
> Please send a backtrace of the crash (you probably want to catch it with
> gdb under ssh).
> Brice

Hi Brice,

That was fast! I'm a programmer, but not an expert. I didn't quite
understand what you mean by "gdb under ssh". I've tried

$gdb compiz
GNU gdb 6.8-debian
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "x86_64-linux-gnu"...
"/usr/bin/compiz": not in executable format: File format not recognized
(gdb) quit

but it fails, presumably because /usr/bin/compiz is a shell script. I'm
happy to try other commands.


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