Crashes on closing applications

Rolf Eike Beer kde at opensource.sf-tec.de
Sun Jul 11 19:04:58 BST 2010


Raphael Kubo da Costa wrote:
> On Sunday 11 July 2010 11:25:39 Rolf Eike Beer wrote:
> > Thomas L├╝bking wrote:
> > > Am Sunday 11 July 2010 schrieb Rolf Eike Beer:
> > > > I just wonder why this is libstdc++-v3, openSuSE 11.2 uses gcc 4.4 by
> > > > default?
> > > 
> > > I don't think the libstdc++ version ever changed since gcc3 (and
> > > indeed, it's -v3 on gcc 4.5 as well)
> > > 
> > > The whole thing looks quite like a memory ("0x6" ...) corruption, but
> > > testing
> > > 
> > > gcc -O[n] std_string_seg.cpp -lstdc++ -o std_string_seg | n = 0-3
> > > 
> > > on the -plain std::string, no KDE- attachment doesn't fail at all
> > > (i however don't know how -optimized- my libstdc++ was compiled)
> > > 
> > > So this is either in the particular OpenSuSE libstdc++ or an overflow
> > > in some KDE lib.
> > > 
> > > I also attached a binary, compiled and linked on arch, 32bit x86,
> > > gcc4.5 prerelease, -O2, lisbstdc++.so.6.0.14 - maybe test it with gdb
> > 
> > It's not that trivial, otherwise I think it would have been long solved.
> > For example if you start dolphin and immediately close it afterwards the
> > crash does not happen. If you do some work before closing it it will
> > crash.
> > 
> > I also suspect not the string object itself be the problem, but the
> > memory within that (i.e. the string data). We see those crashes with all
> > string objects being on the stack as I suspect the report from that
> > google search does too.
> > 
> > And once again: "delete 0" is fine but must return immediately. In the
> > backtrace it doesn't but tries to dereference something. Although I find
> > that offset 0x6 suspicious, I would have expected a multiple of 4 for any
> > offsets holding a pointer.
> > 
> > Eike
> 
> Does Valgrind say anything useful in this case?

I'm not absolutely sure if I triggered this as I didn't see DrKonqi, but this 
looks suspiciuos:

Invalid free() / delete / delete[]
   at 0x40265BD: operator delete(void*) (in 
/usr/lib/valgrind/vgpreload_memcheck-x86-linux.so)
   by 0x5EB399A: std::string::_Rep::_M_destroy(std::allocator<char> const&) 
(in /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.12)
   by 0x5EB5459: std::basic_string<char, std::char_traits<char>, 
std::allocator<char> >::~basic_string() (in /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.12)
   by 0x412F49A: __cxa_finalize (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)
   by 0x67F2273: ??? (in /usr/lib/libstreams.so.0.7.2)
   by 0x6819F9F: ??? (in /usr/lib/libstreams.so.0.7.2)
   by 0x400EE15: ??? (in /lib/ld-2.10.1.so)
   by 0x412F110: ??? (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)
   by 0x412F16C: exit (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)
   by 0x4117AD5: (below main) (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)
 Address 0x7828458 is 0 bytes inside a block of size 18 free'd
   at 0x40265BD: operator delete(void*) (in 
/usr/lib/valgrind/vgpreload_memcheck-x86-linux.so)
   by 0x5EB399A: std::string::_Rep::_M_destroy(std::allocator<char> const&) 
(in /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.12)
   by 0x5EB5459: std::basic_string<char, std::char_traits<char>, 
std::allocator<char> >::~basic_string() (in /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6.0.12)
   by 0x412F110: ??? (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)
   by 0x412F16C: exit (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)
   by 0x4117AD5: (below main) (in /lib/libc-2.10.1.so)

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