[sylpheed:32598] Re: sylpheed crashes when sending mail

Mario Wehbrink biowalker6 at yahoo.de
Mon Aug 25 05:10:47 JST 2008

Eike Nicklas <lists at ephys.de> wrote:


> There is a sylpheed-dbg package in unstable (The only change between
> sylpheed in testing and unstable is, that this dbg package was added, so
> I think it should work with your version of sylpheed).
> You can download it from http://packages.debian.org/sid/sylpheed-dbg
> and install it with "dpkg -i sylpheed-dbg.....deb" (as root). This way,
> you don't have to change your sources.list.

Added unstable to sources.list, and installed sylpheed-dbg.

mario at pluto:~$ aptitude show sylpheed-dbg
Package: sylpheed-dbg
New: yes
State: installed
Automatically installed: no
Version: 2.5.0-2

mario at pluto:~$ aptitude show sylpheed
Package: sylpheed
State: installed
Automatically installed: no
Version: 2.5.0-2

mario at pluto:~$ gdb sylpheed
GNU gdb 6.8-debian
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
<http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html> This is free software: you are free
to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent
permitted by law.  Type "show copying" and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "i486-linux-gnu"...
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/bin/sylpheed 
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread 0xb6ee7920 (LWP 3400)]

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
[Switching to Thread 0xb6ee7920 (LWP 3400)]
IA__g_main_context_prepare (context=0x896b208, priority=0xbfc5f1f8)
    at /tmp/buildd/glib2.0-2.16.4/glib/gmain.c:2328
2328	/tmp/buildd/glib2.0-2.16.4/glib/gmain.c: No such file or
directory. in /tmp/buildd/glib2.0-2.16.4/glib/gmain.c
(gdb) where
#0  IA__g_main_context_prepare (context=0x896b208, priority=0xbfc5f1f8)
    at /tmp/buildd/glib2.0-2.16.4/glib/gmain.c:2328
#1  0xb746666a in g_main_context_iterate (context=0x896b208, block=1, 
    dispatch=1, self=0x896bcd0)
at /tmp/buildd/glib2.0-2.16.4/glib/gmain.c:2625
#2  0xb7466ea2 in IA__g_main_loop_run (loop=0x8c7f0d8)
    at /tmp/buildd/glib2.0-2.16.4/glib/gmain.c:2853
#3  0xb7804c99 in IA__gtk_main ()
    at /build/buildd/gtk+2.0-2.12.11/gtk/gtkmain.c:1163
#4  0x0805d57d in main (argc=0, argv=Cannot access memory at address 0xb6aee024
) at main.c:328
(gdb) continue

Program terminated with signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
The program no longer exists.

Hope this is, what you need. Otherwise please tell me more precise what
to do.



Mario Wehbrink <biowalker6 at yahoo.de>

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