Bug#358358: [Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#358358: xfce4-panel: crashes with glibc-error since last libc update in unstable

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Wed Mar 22 12:20:25 UTC 2006

reassign 358358 xfce4-weather-plugin
merge 358358 358249

On Wed, 2006-03-22 at 12:56 +0100, Evgeni Golov wrote:
> Package: xfce4-panel
> Version: 4.2.3-1
> After the last libc6 update (-> 2.3.6-4) my xfce4-panel crashes after
> start:
> *** attempt to put segment in horiz list twice
> *** attempt to put segment in horiz list twice
> *** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0x083ca268 ***
> This may be a libc6 bug, rather a xfce4-panel bug, if so, please
> reassign.

Neither, it's a xfce4-weather-plugin bug (which crashes the panel), due
to new memory allocation in glib 2.10. The bug is known upstream so a
patch should come out pretty soon. There is a workaround launching the
panel like this:

G_SLICE=always-malloc xfce4-panel

Yves-Alexis Perez

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