Bug 115523 - xmms segfault on startup
xmms segfault on startup
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 112864
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xmms (Show other bugs)
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Reported: 2004-02-13 03:55 EST by Noa Resare
Modified: 2014-03-16 22:42 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 14:01:11 EST
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Description Noa Resare 2004-02-13 03:55:28 EST
Description of problem:

xmms segfaults very early on in the startup process on a vanilla 1.90
box. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
xmms-1.2.9-2.p

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to start 'xmms' from the command line
2. a nice friendly localized message saying "Segmentation fault, file
a bug in http://bugs.xmms.org" 


Additional info:

gdb backtrace is very short: 

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread -1207774112 (LWP 18492)]
0x00000000 in ?? ()
(gdb) bt
#0  0x00000000 in ?? ()
Comment 1 Noa Resare 2004-02-13 04:12:10 EST
I just noted that to trigger this the $HOME/.xmms folder needs to be
missing. When I restored my old $HOME the problem went away. To
trigger it again i needed to rename my .xmms directory.
Comment 2 Noa Resare 2004-02-13 07:01:48 EST
Some shotgun recompiling shows that if i exclude the arts
(xmms-1.2.8-arts.patch) patch from the rpm this fixes the segfault. 

Since I don't use arts I won't try to debug this any further :)
Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2004-02-13 15:41:32 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 112864 ***
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 14:01:11 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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