Strange segfault on program startup

John Coppens john at
Mon Aug 14 16:55:21 CEST 2006

On Sun, 13 Aug 2006 19:16:35 -0300
John Coppens <john at> wrote:

> Though I'm not sure this is xfce's fault, suddenly I am experiencing
> startup problems with a variety of programs (not all from the xfce
> group). As an example, I backtraced the startup of 'xfce4-about', and
> received the attached backtrace.

I have the impression that the problem lies with the 'Light' theme. As
can be seen from the backtrace, the segfault happens when part of the
theme is fetched. Also, I changed the theme name in the startup config
(by editor, as I couldn't even get into the setup), and all started
working again.


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