[erlang-questions] VM segfault on exit with wx

Michael Santos <>
Sat Oct 2 20:46:29 CEST 2010


On Fri, Oct 01, 2010 at 06:46:05PM -0400, Michael Santos wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 28, 2010 at 01:44:12PM -0400, Mark Scandariato wrote:
> > Seems like the VM segfaults on exit whenever I run anything that uses wx
> > (this is a single processor system).
> > 
> > Let me know if you need any other info (or a core file or whatever).
> > 
> > Mark.
> > 
> > :~/otp_src_R14B$ uname -a
> > Linux ubuntu 2.6.28-19-generic #65-Ubuntu SMP Thu Sep 16 14:14:28 UTC 2010
> > i686 GNU/Linux
> > :~/otp_src_R14B$ bin/cerl -debug -smp enable
> > Erlang R14B (erts-5.8.1) [source] [smp:1:1] [rq:1] [async-threads:0] [hipe]
> > [kernel-poll:false] [type-assertions] [debug-compiled] [lock-checking]
> > 
> > Eshell V5.8.1  (abort with ^G)
> > 1> wx:demo().
> > {wx_ref,35,wxFrame,<0.34.0>}
> > 2> q().
> > ok
> > 3> Segmentation fault (core dumped)
> 
> Looks as if beam is crashing printing out an error message. The attached
> patch seems to fix it.

Wow, had another look and that "fix" doesn't help at all, that was just
a heisenfix from running in gdb. Sorry for the noise!



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