Mutex init failure trying to run Scribus
Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports)
Thu Dec 8 22:23:00 GMT 2005
RenÃ© Berber wrote:
> I just installed Scribus from ftp://sunsite.dk/projects/cygwinports, no problem
> with the install, but when I tried to run it I got the:
> "Mutex init failure: Invalid argument"
> after the splash screen displays for a while and the application really starts.
> Anyone seen this? Any solutions?
Yes, I have as well. It seems to happen with all C++ Qt or KDE apps;
PyQt apps (e.g. convertall, also available through Cygwin Ports) don't
generate this message. Despite the message, the programs seem to run
Now that I know that this is not just a local issue, I'll try
researching this further; this would appear to have something to do with
the Qt threading code.
Thanks for your report.
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