Re: Bug#303551: Help with inkscape bug #303551
On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 02:24:40PM +0200, Wolfram Quester wrote:
> Hi Lee, hi Michel,
> On Thu, May 12, 2005 at 10:32:06AM +0100, Lee Braiden wrote:
> > On Thursday 12 May 2005 04:30, Michel Dänzer wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2005-05-11 at 21:16 +0200, Wolfram Quester wrote:
> > > > In bug #303551 it was reported that inkscape segfaults on startup.
> > > > strace output and a core file are attached to the bugreport. ltrace
> > > > outputs nothing and never finishes. gdb however gives
> > > > or has an idea how to debug this?
> > >
> > > I recently encountered similarly mysterious crashes in some
> > > applications. None of my debugging attempts seemed to make much sense,
> > > so I ended up going through all the dependencies and reinstalling them
> > > one at a time. Lo and behold, the crashes vanished after reinstalling
> > > one of the library packages. So apparently the library had somehow got
> > > corrupted on the filesystem.
> > >
> > > No idea if this is a similar issue, but it's definitely something worth
> > > trying I think.
> > Yes, it seems to have been similar. Made a little script that reinstalled
> > each dependency, then tried to launch inkscape. After a while of running in
> > the background, inkscape popped up, and the output was:
> > Setting up libgtkmm-2.4-1 (2.4.11-1) ...
> > libgtkmm-2.4-1 fixed it
> > :)
> > I'm still not sure what the problem was, but I guess it's been fixed now,
> > whatever it was :)
> It's nice to know it works for you now. I'll close the bug then and I
> hope you have fun with inkscape ;-)
Since several people are seeing this there seems to be still a bug
somewhere, maybe in unprelinking? Now that we now the library that had
the problem, it would be nice to see what a prelink/unprelink cycle of that