Bug#332182: libgtk2.0-0: valgrind reports errors inside gtk/gdk/glib

Loic Minier lool at dooz.org
Fri Nov 11 07:52:48 UTC 2005


On Tue, Oct 04, 2005, Jason Dorje Short wrote:
> When running Freeciv 2.0 (currently in debian unstable, also downloadable
> from http://freeciv.org/) under valgrind, I get a number of warnings and
> errors inside the glib and gdk libraries.  Some of these are actual errors
> that look like they could cause a crash under the right circumstances.
> The natural tendancy is probably to blame the calling code for these
> errors rather than the library, but I don't see how this could be the case
> here.  In fact several of the major bugs (an invalid read inside
> gtk_parse_args) can be reproduced using the program below.  Other bugs aren't
> included here but the full output of the valgrind runs can be found at

 The valgrind you handed seems to show invalid reads in the dynamic
 loaders (in the dlopen() function).  I suggest you try to reproduce it
 with dlopen() calls.

 Is there any particular gtk object / var which is being acceded when

Loïc Minier <lool at dooz.org>
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