kde-4.0.4 segfaults on netbsd sparc
mw_triad at users.sourceforge.net
Sat Jun 7 02:06:22 BST 2008
raymond.meyer at rambler.ru wrote:
> I can't start kde on netbsd sparc machine, because kdelibs contains sloppy
> code that causes segfault. It terminates with "Bus error" which indicates
> unaligned memory access. Below is the backtrace.
> The problem is with kdelibs-4.0.4/kdeui/icons/kpixmapcache.cpp. On line 159 it
> *mSize = *((quint32*)(mMemory + mSizeEntryOffset));
> So looks like a pointer to char is cast to a pointer to some form of uint32_t
> and then dereferenced. Can anyone suggest a proper fix?
For the sake of follow-up, I think this is fixed now? It seems to have
gotten lumped into http://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=160284.
Somewhere, there is a .sig so funny that reading it will cause an
aneurysm. I haven't found it yet, but I think I met a few of the runners-up.
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