gsnapshot Pango-CRITICAL **: pango_color_parse: assertion `spec != NULL'

Gerard gerard at
Fri Mar 7 17:55:10 UTC 2008

On Fri, 7 Mar 2008 12:35:35 -0500
Gerard <gerard at> wrote:

> I just built the port using a plain vanilla 'make.conf' file; i.e.,
> the system defaults. It built fine, however, it crashed as soon as I
> attempted to start it. GDB is useless since I built it without debug
> symbols. I will try building with debug and see what happens.

OK, further update. Building with debug produces this:

Script started on Fri Mar  7 12:46:47 2008
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(gdb) rruunn
Starting program: /usr/local/bin/gsnapshot 
[New LWP 100124]
[New Thread 0x8080000 (LWP 100124)]

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 0x8080000 (LWP 100124)]
0x08050dee in _L (label=LABEL_APPLY) at language.c:338
338	    if (strcmp(lang, "de") == 0 || strcmp(lang, "de_DE") ==
0) (gdb) bbtt  ffuullll
#0  0x08050dee in _L (label=LABEL_APPLY) at language.c:338
	lang = 0x0
#1  0x0804c22e in construct_viewer (layout=0x80a2080, window=0x80bb000)
at gsnapshot.c:243 button = (GtkWidget *) 0x80a20d0
	hbox = (GtkWidget *) 0x80a20d0
	vbox = (GtkWidget *) 0x80a2120
	box = (GtkWidget *) 0x80a4050
#2  0x0804caaf in interface (window=0x80bb000) at gsnapshot.c:414
	layout = (GtkWidget *) 0x80a2080
#3  0x0804cb68 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbfbfe9b0) at gsnapshot.c:452
	window = (GtkWidget *) 0x80bb000
	memory = {window = 0x80bb000, layout = 0xbfbfea6c, browser =
0xbfbfea74, viewer = 0x80a4050, image = 0x0, decorations = 0, hide = 1,
delay = 0, mode = 0, print = 0x2807ab88, save = 0xbfbfe978} (gdb)
qquuiitt The program is running.  Exit anyway? (y or n) y

Script done on Fri Mar  7 12:47:37 2008

gerard at

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