Re: *** glibc detected *** double free or corruption

On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 11:56 +1000, Rod Butcher wrote:
> Liam R E Quin wrote:
> > On Tue, 2006-04-25 at 15:33 +1000, Rod Butcher wrote:
> >> I'm getting  "*** glibc detected *** double free or corruption" with 
> >> Evolution & Gnome built from current cvs head. Is this a known issue 
> >> with glib ?
> > 
> > It's a bug in the application, but see the man page for malloc() for
> > an environment variable to disable malloc checking, which may let
> > the application run.
> > 
> > Assuming your applications were compiled against the version of
> > glibc you are running, you could use gdb to get a stack trace and
> > report bugs, too...
> Can I confirm that glibc here refers to the C libraries - I have 
> mandrake's 2.3.5 version; or does it refer to gnome's libglib (built by 
> glib) ? There have apparently been major major memory allocation changes 
> to libglib, correct ?

Yes, this is glibc (the C library) that complains.

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