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Fri Mar 24 03:43:53 CET 2006
Thu, 23 Mar 2006 23:51:10 +0100 | Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at corsac.net>
> On Thu, 2006-03-23 at 16:16 -0500, EC wrote:
> > Fri, 17 Mar 2006 08:00:32 +0100 | Krisztian VASAS <iron at ironiq.hu>
> > > Did you upgrade to glib2 2.10.1 or gtk2 2.8.14 (i don't know whether one
> > > of these packages are ready in CentOS). I noticed that one of the
> > > mentioned packages cause a "double free or corruption" error. In the
> > > backtrace i noticed that the free is in glib2, but after installing the
> > > older version this problem haven't solved. The problem exists on i686
> > > and x86_64 platforms.
> > I have also recently started to have similar (related?) problems.
> > $ xfce4-panel
> > *** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0x08432ba8 ***
> > Aborted
> Are you using xfce4-weather-plugin ?
> If yes, that's the problem. There is a bug in it which reveals itself
> with glib 2.10. As a workaround you can launch xfce4-panel as it:
> G_SLICE=always-malloc xfce4-panel
Thanks, works. I will remember that fix when other apps have the same
problem with glib. :) I assume it just takes up more memory?
Although even when I remove the weather plugin, I still get:
*** glibc detected *** malloc(): memory corruption: 0x08470d50 ***
> Or disable the xfce4-weather-plugin until the bug is found
> > Debian unstable, x86
> > xfce4-panel 4.2.3-1 from os-cillation
> just curious, but why running os-cillation packages ?
For some reason I thought the debian unstable ones were out of date,
however they are not. I'm switching to them now.
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