[linux-audio-user] Re: Attracting more Linux audio developers

Vince Werber ka1iic at prexar.com
Thu Dec 14 14:24:27 EST 2006

Thanks guys for the ideas...

You are most correct.... when trying to start xmms it gives an 'invalid 
pointer' and says it is the 'free()' command if I remember...

If needed I will check it later when I am working on that machine...

Come to think of it... I think I did an upgrade on FLAC... I'll check my 

once again... thanks!


On Thu, 14 Dec 2006, Marc-Olivier Barre wrote:

> On 12/14/06, Stephen Cameron <smcameron at yahoo.com> wrote:
>> I ran into a similar problem once, the symptom appeared to
>> incriminate glibc at first blush, but turned out to be flac
>> library.
>> here's what I recorded about it:
>> Jun 13, 2006 Figured out why xmms was dying with glibc detecting
>> "double free or corruption:" It's because of a bug in the flac lib.
>> Not wanting to waste time getting a new flac (I haven't at the moment
>> got a need for FLAC) I straced xmms and found where it was loading
>> the lib (from /usr/lib/xmms/Input/libxmms-flac.*) moved those files
>> out of there and now xmms runs again.
> As far as I remember, one version of the the xmms FLAC plugin was
> buggy and crashed xmms. I haven't tested this for a while. I'll run
> some tests tonight to see what I can find about this.
> __________________
> Marc-Olivier Barre,
> Markinoko.

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