liferea crashing

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Mon May 1 22:24:08 UTC 2006

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Pav Lucistnik wrote:
> Sean McNeil píše v po 01. 05. 2006 v 15:19 -0700:
>> On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 23:59 +0200, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
>>> Sean McNeil píše v po 01. 05. 2006 v 14:51 -0700:
>>>> On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 23:46 +0200, Pav Lucistnik wrote:
>>>>> Sean McNeil píše v po 01. 05. 2006 v 14:37 -0700:
>>>>>> On Mon, 2006-05-01 at 13:59 -0700, Sean McNeil wrote:
>>>>>>> I get intermittent crashes with liferea when I try to read new items:
>>>>>> Another one. This happens almost every time I get a new article, click
>>>>>> on the tray icon, then hit the next button.  Looks like src_buf is null:
>>>>> Can't reproduce. Liferea works just fine here on GNOME 2.14 and amd64.
>>>>> Sorry.
>>>> Are you using the standard theme?  I think perhaps there might have been
>>>> some changes to the file structure for theme support.  I've changed my
>>>> selection slightly to see if it makes a difference.  I was using:
>>>> MardiGras Controls
>>>> Smokey Window Borders
>>>> Lila Icons
>>> I'm pretty much on the stock GNOME, minus Mist window borders (one of
>>> the stock themes).
>>> You could try to create a new user, copy over your ~/.liferea and try it
>>> out there.
>> Standard "Smokey" theme causes same problem.  I tried to attach
>> my .liferea (as, but the freebsd mail filter blocked it. I
>> thought it might be the cache, but I deleted that and next'd through
>> everything then hopped around a little and it crashed.  I can crash it
>> in less than a minute clicking the next button and all around on the
>> panels and categories.  Usually I have to delete the window first and
>> hit the tray icon to bring it back.
>> The only other thing that might be related is that I have an SMP machine
>> (amd64 athlon 2x). This could be a threading issue with memory freed too
>> soon. As Marcus stated, it looks like memory corruption.  So this might
>> fit.
> I'm on SMP too. Well, it's a mystery :)

Maybe not.  Non-CURRENT machines should not see this crash.  Machines
with jemalloc should almost always see crashes like this even with
malloc flags set to aj (though setting them to AJ does help things along).


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