TagLib 1.5 segfaults on one file

Scott Wheeler wheeler at kde.org
Sat Jan 10 23:23:51 CET 2009

On Jan 10, 2009, at 10:38 PM, Vidar Wahlberg wrote:
> Looked a bit more into this today, for some reason I was sure the  
> error
> was in tstring.cpp so I didn't look in apeitem.cpp last night.  
> However,
> that's where the error is.
> In APE::Item::render() there's a "StringList::ConstIterator it =
> d->text.begin();", but it doesn't check if "it == d->text.end()"  
> before
> using that iterator. I've attached a patch for this :)

Here's the diff I checked in -- this should do the trick, no?

--- apeitem.cpp	(revision 892976)
+++ apeitem.cpp	(working copy)
@@ -164,7 +164,7 @@
      case Binary:
          return true;
-      if(d->text.size() == 1 && d->text.front().isEmpty())
+      if(d->text.isEmpty() || (d->text.size() == 1 && d- 
          return true;
        return false;
      case Locator:

> Also, a fairly dumb question: How can I compile the examples when
> checking out from svn? I'm not familiar with cmake, compiling taglib
> itself was simple, although "cmake . && make" in the examples  
> directory
> did not work as well as I wanted it to.

You can also just build TagLib with autotools.  I do.  Then just doing  
"make" in there does the trick.  If you're unfamiliar with KDE's old  
autotools setup, you generate the configure file with "make -f  


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