Mutex init failure trying to run Scribus
Fri Dec 16 02:01:00 GMT 2005
Brian Dessent wrote:
> if ((static_ptr1 && *object == static_ptr1) ||
> (static_ptr2 && *object == static_ptr2) ||
> (static_ptr3 && *object == static_ptr3))
> return VALID_STATIC_OBJECT;
> if ((*object)->magic != magic)
Changing the line above to:
if ((*object) == NULL || (*object)->magic != magic)
reduces the number of SIGSEGV to just 2 (in the same place); that means this
inline function was de-referencing zero, like you said below.
> return INVALID_OBJECT;
> return VALID_OBJECT;
> On the other hand, it would be nice to know what is calling
> pthread_key_create on a null pointer, since that sounds like a buglet,
> but due to the above it's a benign situation.
Looks like Qt3 does a pretty dumb initialization of what it calls pool of
mutexes, I'm still looking into this. So far I've been unable to build the full
But thanks to your help I think I've advanced a bit.
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