gtk+ applications crash when filechooser opened

Corinna Vinschen
Fri Dec 13 14:47:00 GMT 2013

On Dec 13 09:31, Ken Brown wrote:
> [This is a followup to
>; see also
> On 12/13/2013 2:12 AM, Carl Michal wrote:
> >I recently started trying to port a gtk program to cygwin, and have
> >found that my program crashes everytime it tries to open a file chooser
> >widget.
> >
> >This doesn't happen with just my own programs, but also with gvim and
> >emacs-x11. Either will start up ok, but both crash as soon as File->Open
> >is selected.
> FWIW, here's one more data point.  I can confirm this behavior of
> gvim and emacs-X11, but on x86 only.  The File->Open dialog works
> fine in both gvim and emacs-X11 on x86_64.

A crash at this point would indicate a broken value returned from
*g_private_get_impl (key).  It should be a valid pthread_key_t
value but appears not to be one, for some reason.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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