Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 613084
[abrt] crash in festival-1.96-16.fc13: raise: Process /usr/bin/festival was killed by signal 6 (SIGABRT)
Last modified: 2013-03-05 23:03:40 EST
abrt 1.1.1 detected a crash.
Attached file: backtrace
cmdline: festival --tts
comment: See above.
reason: Process /usr/bin/festival was killed by signal 6 (SIGABRT)
release: Fedora release 13 (Goddard)
How to reproduce
1. Type: echo "hello" | festival --tts
2. Instead of speaking the word 'hello', as it used to do, this long error output is generated
Created attachment 430715 [details]
I am now straddling f14 and f15 and I figured out that the problem is the value of MALLOC_CHECK_. It must be 0 for festival to work. In KDE, this is not the case, hence festival is problematic with KDE as long as it requires a MALLOC_CHECK_ value that is not always 0.