Mutex init failure trying to run Scribus

René Berber
Fri Dec 9 00:33:00 GMT 2005

Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
> WFM:

Nice!  I don't get anything, but perhaps it has to do with my setting
CYGWIN=error_start:c:/cygwin/bin/dumper.exe (which is not catching anything).


> FWIW, I built scribus with stock Cygwin 1.5.18-1.  I'm almost certain
> this has to do with Qt itself, not with any individual program.  If
> you're interested in helping look into this, I'd say to grab the
> qt3-3.3.4-2-src package and try to find the problem there.

OK, I'll do a debug version of that lib.

> Wrt what I said earlier about all C++ Qt programs being affected, that
> appears to be not 100% true: xxdiff (yes, also available at Cygwin
> Ports) does not show this message; perhaps it doesn't use Qt threads.

Yes the "Mutex init" should be used only in threaded apps.

> In any case, I can't do it this minute, but I hope that early next week
> I can look into this further.

Thanks.  I'll report later if I find something.
René Berber

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