pidgin crashes when it starts

derande derande at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 13:45:37 EDT 2010


on 2 separate computers, both running ubuntu lucid 64-bit, pidgin will crash
within 2-seconds of opening whether by command line or shortcut. on one
machine, i get a "Segmentation fault' error when i open pidgin from command
line, on the other i get:

derande at dotsandloops:~$ pidgin
*** glibc detected *** pidgin: free(): invalid pointer: 0x00007ff057a8c920
***
======= Backtrace: =========
/lib/libc.so.6(+0x775b6)[0x7ff05745b5b6]
/lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x73)[0x7ff057461e53]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x15a65)[0x7ff046362a65]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x16216)[0x7ff046363216]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x186f5)[0x7ff0463656f5]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x192d4)[0x7ff0463662d4]
pidgin[0x46de3e]
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0(g_main_context_dispatch+0x1f2)[0x7ff057acc8c2]
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0(+0x42748)[0x7ff057ad0748]
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0(g_main_loop_run+0x195)[0x7ff057ad0c55]
/usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0(gtk_main+0xa7)[0x7ff058eabb27]
pidgin(main+0x914)[0x486334]
/lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xfd)[0x7ff057402c4d]
pidgin[0x4349a9]
======= Memory map: ========
00400000-004e8000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 261913
/usr/bin/pidgin
006e7000-006e8000 r--p 000e7000 08:06 261913
/usr/bin/pidgin
006e8000-006ed000 rw-p 000e8000 08:06 261913
/usr/bin/pidgin
006ed000-006ee000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
01ef6000-02d75000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
 [heap]
7ff038000000-7ff038021000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7ff038021000-7ff03c000000 ---p 00000000 00:00 0
7ff03ff43000-7ff03ffa3000 rw-s 00000000 00:04 3276822
 /SYSV00000000 (deleted)
7ff03ffa3000-7ff04002f000 r--p 00000000 08:06 411975
/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-dejavu/DejaVuSans-Bold.ttf
7ff04002f000-7ff040031000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7ff040031000-7ff040230000 ---p 00002000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7ff040230000-7ff040231000 r--p 00001000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7ff040231000-7ff040232000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7ff040232000-7ff0402ae000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7ff0402ae000-7ff0402b9000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7ff0402b9000-7ff0404b9000 ---p 0000b000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7ff0404b9000-7ff0404ba000 r--p 0000b000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7ff0404ba000-7ff0404bb000 rw-p 0000c000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7ff0404bb000-7ff0404f7000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7ff0404f7000-7ff0406f6000 ---p 0003c000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7ff0406f6000-7ff0406f7000 r--p 0003b000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7ff0406f7000-7ff0406fb000 rw-p 0003c000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7ff0406fb000-7ff040700000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7ff040700000-7ff0408ff000 ---p 00005000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7ff0408ff000-7ff040900000 r--p 00004000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7ff040900000-7ff040901000 rw-p 00005000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7ff040901000-7ff04090c000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7ff04090c000-7ff040b0b000 ---p 0000b000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7ff040b0b000-7ff040b0c000 r--p 0000a000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7ff040b0c000-7ff040b0f000 rw-p 0000b000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7ff040b0f000-7ff040b25000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7ff040b25000-7ff040d24000 ---p 00016000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7ff040d24000-7ff040d25000 r--p 00015000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7ff040d25000-7ff040d26000 rw-p 00016000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7ff040d26000-7ff040e1c000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7ff040e1c000-7ff04101c000 ---p 000f6000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7ff04101c000-7ff041023000 r--p 000f6000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7ff041023000-7ff041025000 rw-p 000fd000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7ff041025000-7ff04103a000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7ff04103a000-7ff0410e8000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7ff0410e8000-7ff0412e8000 ---p 000ae000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7ff0412e8000-7ff0412ee000 r--p 000ae000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7ff0412ee000-7ff0412ef000 rw-p 000b4000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7ff0412ef000-7ff0412f7000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7ff0412f7000-7ff0412f9000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7ff0412f9000-7ff0414f8000 ---p 00002000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7ff0414f8000-7ff0414f9000 r--p 00001000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7ff0414f9000-7ff0414fa000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7ff0414fa000-7ff041539000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 265045
/usr/lib/libibus.so.1.0.0
7ff041539000-7ff041739000 ---p 0003f000 08:06 265045
/usr/lib/libibus.so.1.0.0
7ff041739000-7ff04173b000 r--p 0003f000 08:06 265045
/usr/lib/libibus.so.1.0.0
7ff04173b000-7ff04173c000 rw-p 00041000 08:06 265045
/usr/lib/libibus.so.1.0.0
7ff04173c000-7ff04173d000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7ff041758000-7ff04175d000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 268804
/usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/immodules/im-ibus.so
7ff04175d000-7ff04195d000 ---p 00005000 08:06 268804
/usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/immodules/im-ibus.so
7ff04195d000-7ff04195e000 r--p 00005000 08:06 268804
/usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/immodules/im-ibus.so
7ff04195e000-7ff04195f000 rw-p 00006000 08:06 268804
/usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/immodules/im-ibus.so
7ff04195f000-7ff041961000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 273367
/usr/lib/pango/1.6.0/modules/pango-basic-fc.so
7ff041961000-7ff041b60000 ---p 00002000 08:06 273367
/usr/lib/pango/1.6.0/modules/pango-basic-fc.so
7ff041b60000-7ff041b61000 r--p 00001000 08:06 273367
/usr/lib/pango/1.6.0/modules/pango-basic-fc.so
7ff041b61000-7ff041b62000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 273367
/usr/lib/pango/1.6.0/modules/pango-basic-fc.so
7ff041b62000-7ff041bfa000 r--p 00000000 08:06 411976
/usr/share/fonts/tAborted


any ideas? this only began last night after an update.
thank you.
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