weather plugin crashes

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Thu Apr 27 20:22:47 UTC 2006

daniele favara schreef:
>>>> Jani
>>> yes, weather plugin became notoriously crashy. However, I have a very
>>> old installation of xfce4 from svn on my desktop on Breezy (I last
>>> updated it maybe few moths ago) and the weather plugin is rock solid
>>> there. Either something was changed in panel api or new versions of glib
>>> in Dapper causes the crashes. This is the error I seemed to have from gdb:
>>>> *** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0x080a1590 ***
>>>> ** (xfce4-panel:5349): CRITICAL **: An item was unexpectedly removed:
>>>> "Weather Update".
>> These bugs only show with newer versions of glib (2.10.x). They are bugs
>> in the plugin, but old glib didn't make it crash.
> ok .. but isn't it strange that here it just works ?
> i'm on an updated xubuntu dapper

You're just lucky, I guess ;-)

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