malloc_check problems

Bruno Bigras bigras.bruno at
Thu Dec 10 03:32:38 UTC 2009

2009/12/9 Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at>:
> On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 11:40, Bruno Bigras <bigras.bruno at> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Since KDE's hard-freeze I switched to trunk to hunt some bugs and I
>> had problem with the MALOC_CHECK_ thing. I saw package updates for
>> glib but do we actually have the patched version form upstream? I
>> still see crashes with glib.
> You mean glibc, which is not the same as glib.

Yes you're right.

> I notified the developers some time ago, based on this blog post:
> Still waiting for a reply, but I will bugger them as often as
> necessary, we need that patch for Amarok, since the default glibc
> causes crashes galore :(

yes there's lot of duplicates because of this.

> IIRC, the glibc developers already released a patched version now.

I hope we can get it soon.

thanks for asking the dev for us,


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