pidgin crashing on DeLi Linux

Etan Reisner deryni at pidgin.im
Thu Apr 24 11:51:30 EDT 2008


On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 09:34:50AM -0400, Laura nmi Michaels wrote:
> I love using the portable apps version of pidgin on Windows, so when I
> installed DeLi Linux (with uclibc instead of standard C libraries) on an old
> laptop, one of the programs I wanted to try to get working was pidgin.  I
> downloaded the source tarball.  It took a long time to compile, but seemed
> to compile and build without any real issues.  I tried running both finch
> and pidgin and both programs crashed with a segmentation default and never
> came up.  Has anyone been able to get pidgin working on DeLi Linux?  Are
> there any work-arounds to get it up and running?  Would be happy to help try
> to debug this thing if I can, but I don't even know where to start.  Would
> be great if pidgin or finch would work on the DeLi Linux distribution.  I
> really enjoy using this application on other systems.
>
> Thanks.
> Laura
> http://www.distasis.com/cpp/dlin.htm

Can you get a backtrace of this crash?
http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/GetABacktrace

    -Etan



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