[clug] xmms busted

Paul Warren u3292467 at anu.edu.au
Tue May 11 09:42:08 GMT 2004

Stephen Collins wrote:
> I did an apt-get dist-upgrade on my Fedora Core 1 install over the 
> weekend.  It upgraded several packages, one of which has caused xmms to 
> segfault every time I start it.  Is there a good way I can:
> * figure out what got borked (some sort of apt-get log)?
> * trace what's going on in xmms so the useless segfault message gets 
> some context?
> Reduced to using Rhythmbox.  Help.
> Steve


Last time I had a problem with spontaneous segfaults, I did an strace on 
whatever was dying, which told me that I had some borked fonts. 
Probably won't be the same problem, but strace does help by telling you 
what happens before the seqfault.

Hope this helps.

Paul Warren
u3292467 at anu dot edu dot au

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