pidgin crashes when it starts

derande derande at gmail.com
Mon Jun 21 14:47:13 EDT 2010


this is my first backtrace - does this look correct?


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Reading symbols from /usr/bin/pidgin...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
(gdb) handle SIGPIPE nostop noprint
Signal        Stop Print Pass to program Description
SIGPIPE       No No Yes Broken pipe
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/pidgin
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread 0x7fffe5303710 (LWP 4773)]
*** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/pidgin: free(): invalid pointer:
0x00007ffff5035920 ***
======= Backtrace: =========
/lib/libc.so.6(+0x775b6)[0x7ffff4a045b6]
/lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x73)[0x7ffff4a0ae53]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x15a65)[0x7fffe390ba65]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x16216)[0x7fffe390c216]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x186f5)[0x7fffe390e6f5]
/usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0(+0x192d4)[0x7fffe390f2d4]
/usr/bin/pidgin[0x46de3e]
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0(g_main_context_dispatch+0x1f2)[0x7ffff50758c2]
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0(+0x42748)[0x7ffff5079748]
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0(g_main_loop_run+0x195)[0x7ffff5079c55]
/usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0(gtk_main+0xa7)[0x7ffff6454b27]
/usr/bin/pidgin(main+0x914)[0x486334]
/lib/libc.so.6(__libc_start_main+0xfd)[0x7ffff49abc4d]
/usr/bin/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
006ed000-015aa000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
 [heap]
7fffd8000000-7fffd8021000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7fffd8021000-7fffdc000000 ---p 00000000 00:00 0
7fffdceba000-7fffdcebc000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 787551
/lib/libnss_mdns4.so.2
7fffdcebc000-7fffdd0bb000 ---p 00002000 08:06 787551
/lib/libnss_mdns4.so.2
7fffdd0bb000-7fffdd0bc000 r--p 00001000 08:06 787551
/lib/libnss_mdns4.so.2
7fffdd0bc000-7fffdd0bd000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 787551
/lib/libnss_mdns4.so.2
7fffdd0bd000-7fffdd0c2000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 787548
/lib/libnss_dns-2.11.1.so
7fffdd0c2000-7fffdd2c1000 ---p 00005000 08:06 787548
/lib/libnss_dns-2.11.1.so
7fffdd2c1000-7fffdd2c2000 r--p 00004000 08:06 787548
/lib/libnss_dns-2.11.1.so
7fffdd2c2000-7fffdd2c3000 rw-p 00005000 08:06 787548
/lib/libnss_dns-2.11.1.so
7fffdd2c3000-7fffdd2c5000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 787552
/lib/libnss_mdns4_minimal.so.2
7fffdd2c5000-7fffdd4c4000 ---p 00002000 08:06 787552
/lib/libnss_mdns4_minimal.so.2
7fffdd4c4000-7fffdd4c5000 r--p 00001000 08:06 787552
/lib/libnss_mdns4_minimal.so.2
7fffdd4c5000-7fffdd4c6000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 787552
/lib/libnss_mdns4_minimal.so.2
7fffdd4e1000-7fffdd541000 rw-s 00000000 00:04 12615710
/SYSV00000000 (deleted)
7fffdd541000-7fffdd5cd000 r--p 00000000 08:06 411975
/usr/share/fonts/truetype/ttf-dejavu/DejaVuSans-Bold.ttf
7fffdd5cd000-7fffdd5cf000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7fffdd5cf000-7fffdd7ce000 ---p 00002000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7fffdd7ce000-7fffdd7cf000 r--p 00001000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7fffdd7cf000-7fffdd7d0000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 269549
/usr/lib/gconv/ISO8859-1.so
7fffdd7d0000-7fffdd84c000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7fffdd84c000-7fffdd857000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7fffdd857000-7fffdda57000 ---p 0000b000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7fffdda57000-7fffdda58000 r--p 0000b000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7fffdda58000-7fffdda59000 rw-p 0000c000 08:06 266666
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_ispell.so
7fffdda59000-7fffdda95000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7fffdda95000-7fffddc94000 ---p 0003c000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7fffddc94000-7fffddc95000 r--p 0003b000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7fffddc95000-7fffddc99000 rw-p 0003c000 08:06 265041
/usr/lib/libhunspell-1.2.so.0.0.0
7fffddc99000-7fffddc9e000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7fffddc9e000-7fffdde9d000 ---p 00005000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7fffdde9d000-7fffdde9e000 r--p 00004000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7fffdde9e000-7fffdde9f000 rw-p 00005000 08:06 266667
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_myspell.so
7fffdde9f000-7fffddeaa000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7fffddeaa000-7fffde0a9000 ---p 0000b000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7fffde0a9000-7fffde0aa000 r--p 0000a000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7fffde0aa000-7fffde0ad000 rw-p 0000b000 08:06 266665
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_hspell.so
7fffde0ad000-7fffde0c3000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7fffde0c3000-7fffde2c2000 ---p 00016000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7fffde2c2000-7fffde2c3000 r--p 00015000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7fffde2c3000-7fffde2c4000 rw-p 00016000 08:06 787515
/lib/libgcc_s.so.1
7fffde2c4000-7fffde3ba000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7fffde3ba000-7fffde5ba000 ---p 000f6000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7fffde5ba000-7fffde5c1000 r--p 000f6000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7fffde5c1000-7fffde5c3000 rw-p 000fd000 08:06 265394
/usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.13
7fffde5c3000-7fffde5d8000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7fffde5d8000-7fffde686000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7fffde686000-7fffde886000 ---p 000ae000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7fffde886000-7fffde88c000 r--p 000ae000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7fffde88c000-7fffde88d000 rw-p 000b4000 08:06 264571
/usr/lib/libaspell.so.15.1.4
7fffde88d000-7fffde895000 rw-p 00000000 00:00 0
7fffde895000-7fffde897000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7fffde897000-7fffdea96000 ---p 00002000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7fffdea96000-7fffdea97000 r--p 00001000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7fffdea97000-7fffdea98000 rw-p 00002000 08:06 266664
/usr/lib/enchant/libenchant_aspell.so
7fffdea98000-7fffdead7000 r-xp 00000000 08:06 265045
/usr/lib/libibus.so.1.0.0
Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0x00007ffff49c0a75 in raise () from /lib/libc.so.6
(gdb) bt full
#0  0x00007ffff49c0a75 in raise () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#1  0x00007ffff49c45c0 in abort () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#2  0x00007ffff49fa4fb in ?? () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#3  0x00007ffff4a045b6 in ?? () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#4  0x00007ffff4a0ae53 in free () from /lib/libc.so.6
No symbol table info available.
#5  0x00007fffe390ba65 in ?? () from /usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#6  0x00007fffe390c216 in ?? () from /usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#7  0x00007fffe390e6f5 in ?? () from /usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#8  0x00007fffe390f2d4 in ?? () from /usr/lib/purple-2/libymsg.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#9  0x000000000046de3e in ?? ()
No symbol table info available.
#10 0x00007ffff50758c2 in g_main_context_dispatch () from
/lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#11 0x00007ffff5079748 in ?? () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#12 0x00007ffff5079c55 in g_main_loop_run () from /lib/libglib-2.0.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#13 0x00007ffff6454b27 in gtk_main () from /usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0
No symbol table info available.
#14 0x0000000000486334 in main ()
No symbol table info available.
(gdb)


On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 1:32 PM, Daniel Atallah <datallah at pidgin.im> wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 13:45, derande <derande at gmail.com> wrote:
> > 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:
>
> <SNIP>
>
> > any ideas? this only began last night after an update.
> > thank you.
>
> Please get a backtrace (http://d.pidgin.im/wiki/GetABacktrace).
>
> -D
>
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