[MPlayer-users] bugreport(?): mencoder segfaults (FAQ)

Jonas Jermann jjermann at gmx.net
Sat Jan 12 01:53:02 CET 2002

On Sat, Jan 12, 2002 at 01:17:23AM +0100, Fredrik Kuivinen wrote:
> > I have no idea how to write bugreports or to use gdb, so I 
> > just followed the instructions and some advices of a friend:
> > installed libc6-dbg set LD_LIBRARY_PATH to /usr/lib/debug,
> > make distclean, recompile with --enable-debug, started gdb 
> > mencoder, run, bt, disass...
> > The strange thing is, that the gdb doesn't give me any symbols(?)
> > (probably I did something wrong because I have no idea how to 
> > make those things) I also made a ltrace -d and strace of mencoder 
> > and logged the compile warnings. (Is there anything else I could 
> > add?)
> > 
> >From the strace log it looks like the libc in /usr/lib is used and not the one
> in /usr/lib/debug. Make sure to do 'export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/debug'
> before you run 'gdb mencoder'. 

That's what I have done before gdb (Looks like I forgot 
to do the same with strace etc...).

> The value of LD_LIBRARY_PATH before 'make'
> isn't important. You could also try to give configure '--enable-debug=3' . 

> (I doubt it will cange anything though.)
You're right.


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