Bug#573269: Re: pidgin segfaults upon startup since gst-plugins-bad0.10 version 0.10.18-1

Benjamin E. Seidenberg benjamin at dlgeek.net
Tue Apr 20 16:13:25 UTC 2010

> severity 573269 normal
> thanks
> Hi,
> thanks for reporting this bug. This only takes pidgin down because the
> pidgin developers decided for some reason to deactivate the GStreamer
> registry updating in a separate process. I filed a new bug against
> pidgin with a patch to use GStreamer properly and then this crash should
> be fixed. See bug #578476.
> This bug here is still a valid bug but not really critical as it doesn't
> cause any problems if applications use GStreamer properly.
> It would be nice if someone could get a valgrind log (with
> --track-origins=yes) of the actual crash with pidgin. Something in the
> LV2 toolchain corrupts memory and things later crash randomly.
> Unfortunately I can't reproduce this here, the LV2 plugin works fine for
> me :(
Log attached. Enjoy.
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