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[Lcdproc] Mysterious Driver Segfault

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  • From: monmotha AT (MonMotha)
  • Subject: [Lcdproc] Mysterious Driver Segfault
  • Date: Sun Aug 1 09:28:01 2004

Rene Wagner wrote:
> On Sun, 2004-08-01 at 00:32, MonMotha wrote:
>>The problem I'm having is that the entire LCDd crashes with no errors or
>>messages whatsoever when a client connects and tries to throw something on
>>LCD. Stracing it (which isn't easy due to having multiple threads) seems
>>indicate that something is receiving SIGSEGV. Are there any functions that
>>would get called when a client tries to do something that isn't used at the
>>server screen?
> Compile with debug enabled and run it from gdb to see for yourself.
> You probably want to prevent LCDd from forking to background while
> debugging btw.
> Rene

Indeed; I've been trying that but I've found that so much as attaching gdb to
makes "bad things" happen. Also, I'm not exactly used to debugging
multi-threaded applications, any hints on that?


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