gimp-2.2.4,1 on freebsd 5.2.1 causes grief with libc_r

Joe Marcus Clarke marcus at
Sat Mar 5 14:07:43 PST 2005

On Sat, 2005-03-05 at 16:21 +0200, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> I am not sure why this happens and how it should be, but I have observed
> the following with gimp-2.2.4,1 just built from ports with default
> options on freebsd 5.2.1 - it coredumps as soon as I try "Open" or "Save
> as" menu option. Top of stack trace is:

This is due to the fact that gnome-vfs is threaded, and has a file
chooser plug-in that will be dynamically loaded by Gimp.

> (gdb) bt
> #0  0x490070a9 in _atomic_lock () from /usr/lib/
> #1  0x49007074 in _spinlock_debug () from /usr/lib/
> #2  0x4900cf74 in _mutex_cv_lock () from /usr/lib/
> #3  0x4900ce09 in _mutex_cv_unlock () from /usr/lib/
> #4  0x49011f1e in _pthread_cond_wait () from /usr/lib/
> #5  0x4901207e in pthread_cond_wait () from /usr/lib/
> #6  0x48c26f35 in pthread_cond_wait () from /lib/
> #7  0x48f24286 in giop_recv_buffer_get () from
> /usr/local/lib/
> #8  0x48f27fd4 in ORBit_small_invoke_stub () from
> /usr/local/lib/
> #9  0x48f27e35 in ORBit_small_invoke_stub_n () from
> /usr/local/lib/
> frames 6 and 5 looked suspicious to me, I've also noticed that gimp-2.2
> executable is linked only with and none of the thread libs,
> while is linked with
> So I have rebuilt gimp executable specifically linking it with libc_r in
> addition to all the other libs and it fixed the problem.

Gimp is linked to libpthread under 5.3, and does not crash when opening
or saving files.

> I understand that 5.2.1 at this moment may not be well supported,
> it would be nice to fix this problem in the port, but at least I'll
> share my experience.

I found a bug in the port where gimp was not being linked to
PTHREAD_LIBS in the non-GNOME case.  I've fixed it in 2.2.4_1,1.  Update
your port, and try again.


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