libkse and bus error

David Xu davidxu at
Sun Nov 23 15:41:55 PST 2003

Morten Rodal wrote:

>I hate to rip up in old mails, but I am now able to crash Mozilla 
>Firebird at command.  It dies with the same strange traceback as I got 
>with dc++ (which this thread originally addressed).
>When ordering a airplane ticket from Mozilla 
>Firebird will crash when confirming the payment with a signal 10. This 
>happens on three completly different computers;
>  * Dual Pentium II 300MHz, libkse, kernel from Nov 19
>  * Pentium III 933MHz, libkse, kernel from Nov  3
>  * Pentium 4 1.7GHz, libkse, kernel from Nov 21
>Only the Dual Pentium is running nvidia drivers.  The others are running
>X11 drivers.
>All of them produce a MozillaFirebird-bin.core which has this backtrace 
>(cut down to an absolute minimum since it is rather huge):
>#0  0x288c2ebb in pthread_testcancel () from /usr/lib/
>#1  0x288bc91b in pthread_mutexattr_init () from /usr/lib/
>#2  0x288bb36c in pthread_mutexattr_init () from /usr/lib/
>#3  0x09b8d000 in ?? ()
>#4  0x283c5cac in gtk_widget_hide () from 
>I will recompile libkse with DEBUG_FLAGS=-g and see if I cant get any 
>more accurate info than this.
Make sure you have up-to-date libpthread source code, there was a FPU bug
fixed for sometimes.

David Xu

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