Description of problem:
Every time I try to open several images in gimp at once, I get this error:
GLib: Cannot convert message: Could not open converter from 'UTF-8' to 'ANSI_X3.4-1968'
(gimp:28435): GLib-ERROR **: gmem.c:165: failed to allocate 4096 bytes
(script-fu:28447): LibGimpBase-WARNING **: script-fu: gimp_wire_read(): error
I am nowhere near being out of memory, so that failed to allocate message seems
totally bogus. I can open any individual image and even open several images up to a certain point, then gimp blows up. It also usually reports:
+ Trace/breakpoint trap gimp 20131225_143113.jpg
which seems utterly weird.
I'm mostly working with images uploaded from my Samsung Galaxy Camera, so that is the source of all images involved.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.gimp 2*.jpg &
2.gimp blows up with the above message
I'll attach a collection of images which trigger this.
Created attachment 841613 [details]
compressed tar file with half of image collection
This is the 1st 3 images of 6 total required to make gimp blow up. (The whole collection was a few bytes too big and hit bugzilla's limit).
Created attachment 841614 [details]
compressed tar file with other half of image collection
I found this pointer in a fedora mailing list entry:
doing a export MALLOC_MMAP_MAX_=0 does indeed make this bug go away.
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