7.0-RELEASE: digikam 0.9.3 dumps core on startup

Vladimir Kushnir vkushnir at bigmir.net
Sat Mar 8 12:01:46 UTC 2008

Hi Mark,

On Thu, 6 Mar 2008, Mark Ovens wrote:

> Clean install of 7.0-RELEASE, Xorg, KDE, and digikam from a freshly 
> downloaded ports tree.
> Starting digikam for the first time gives the dialogue asking for the 
> directory to use as the Album root, enter a path then digikam dumps core. The 
> trace from the KDE Crash Handler is:
> [New Thread 0x2a701100 (LWP 100193)]
> [Switching to Thread 0x2a701100 (LWP 100193)]
> [KCrash handler]
> #6  0x28550b73 in sqlite3Fts2InitHashTable ()
>   from /usr/local/lib/libsqlite3.so.8
> #7  0x285484e2 in sqlite3Fts2Init () from /usr/local/lib/libsqlite3.so.8
> #8  0x28514fa5 in openDatabase () from /usr/local/lib/libsqlite3.so.8
> #9  0x281bc47e in Digikam::AlbumDB::setDBPath ()
>   from /usr/local/lib/libdigikam.so.0
> #10 0x281e85a7 in Digikam::AlbumManager::setLibraryPath ()
>   from /usr/local/lib/libdigikam.so.0
> #11 0x0804ad78 in main ()
> Trying to start digikam again results in the same except that it doesn't ask 
> for an Album directory.
> It doesn't matter whether the directory I choose exists, doesn't exist, or 
> exists and contains an existing digikam Album (and therefore an existing 
> digikam3.db file). If it is a directory without an existing digikam3.db file 
> then one is created, but it is 0 bytes.
> The problem appears to be in SQLite.
> As I said, this is a completely clean install of 7.0 and the ports so there 
> is no dross left around from a previous version of either FreeBSD or any 
> ports - the existing digikam album used for testing was from a backup.
> Can anyone shed any light on this please?

I had precisely the same problem (plus system gdb dumped core and I had 
to use ports' one, ports/devel/gdb6 - hint!). For me, it was solved by 
rebuilding sqlite3 with
options. Perhaps, only one of them is needed but as they say, "if you 
don't know what it is you don't need it".


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