Xfmedia segfaults

Brian J. Tarricone bjt23 at cornell.edu
Tue Sep 13 06:56:43 CEST 2005

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Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> On 9/12/2005 6:36 PM, Myles Green wrote:
>>>Hi, I've recently noticed that xfmedia (svn and 0.9.0) immediately
>>>segfaults when I try to run it (calling it from a terminal prints out
>>>'segfault' and that's all). Is there something I can do to get some more
>>>meaningful info to relay? Maybe gdb? If it helps any, this all seemed to
>>>start 'round about the time I switched from Debian "Sid" to Ubuntu
>>>"Breezy" (dist-upgraded from a Hoary install). This system uses gcc-4.0,
>>>automake-1.9 and aclocal-1.9 but then so did my "Sid" install.
> Not really.  It's a known problem, but I have no idea what's causing it.
>  GTK 2.8 seems to be the common thread.  It *doesn't* crash on my
> machine with 2.8, however.  I thought I was on to something last night
> when someone told me they compiled with gcc 3.3 (I use 3.4), but now you
> say it happens with 4.0 as well... There goes that theory.  If you can
> get a gdb backtrace[1], that might be useful, but it's probably similar
> to what I've already seen.

Update:  For the hell of it, I installed the clearlooks theme in my gtk
2.8 sandbox, and I got xfmedia to crash.  I'm not saying I'll be able to
fix it -- or if it's even my bug at all -- but at least I can reproduce it.


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