Bug 55507 - libfam and Konqueror repeatedly coring out
libfam and Konqueror repeatedly coring out
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kdelibs (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2001-11-01 10:04 EST by R P Herrold
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-11-26 11:13:47 EST
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core traceback -- looks like libfam error (4.15 KB, text/plain)
2001-11-01 10:05 EST, R P Herrold
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Description R P Herrold 2001-11-01 10:04:25 EST
Description of Problem:

fam seems to be causing repeated coring with only:

konsole
konqueror
and xmms running; plenty of df and swap, low load

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

vanilla RH 7.2 new install with all updates

How Reproducible:

see core
Comment 1 R P Herrold 2001-11-01 10:05:56 EST
Created attachment 36001 [details]
core traceback -- looks like libfam error
Comment 2 Alexander Larsson 2001-11-01 10:49:43 EST
Huh? In what way does this seem like a libfam bug?

libfam does have weak symbols for __builtin_delete and __builtin_vec_delete, so
it's perfectly ok for them to show up in the backtrace. But it is not the fault
of libfam any more than libc (__libc_free is also in the backtrace).

This looks like a double free in KHTTML. Reassigning to kde-libs.
Try running with export _MALLOC_CHECK=2 to find the bug easier.
Comment 3 R P Herrold 2002-07-13 00:08:45 EDT
bug is no longer occurring and so I am closing

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