DPorts: GLib bug crashes applications linked with it

karu.pruun karu.pruun at gmail.com
Wed Jan 8 19:46:59 PST 2014

I have a brand new 3.6 install as well and a dports based xfce4 and its
apps are very stable. I remember though that in an older pkgsrc based
install (maybe 3.2?) crashed thunar and many other xfce apps, so it was
mostly unusable.



On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 2:49 AM  wrote:

>  Hi,
> My former copy was based in /usr/pkg, while the new one is based in
> /usr/local. /usr/pkg have been renamed before an eventual deletion, to
> avoid any confusion.
> I wonder if it could be related to any locale manner. I compiled the
> packages myself, so if I'm the only one with this problem, it's probably
> related with my environment.
> What version of DragonFly are you using?
> Thanks for the reply.
> SR
> Le 2014-01-08 12:28, Warren Postma a écrit :
>  >> Xfce for its part is hardly usable because the panels and Thunar are
> crashing at startup.
> I have no problems launching XFCE4 panel (the dock area) or file manager
> (thunar) on my brand new install. I suspect you may have some old shared
> libraries or other broken dependencies? Have you tried uninstalling
> all XFCE4 dependencies that were installed using pkgsrc and reinstalling
> them all freshely with dports?
> Warren
> On Tue, Jan 7, 2014 at 10:33 PM, <srussell at prodigeinfo.qc.ca> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've just upgraded my DF station from 3.4 to 3.6. In the process, I
>> decided to try dport. I compiled it myself, as usual. I need LDAP+Kerberos
>> enabled, plus few other things.
>> Overall, I'm very glad of it. DF 3.6 is running like a charm and I can
>> now access some applications that were unavailable in pkgsrc.
>> I had minor problems with the dports packages. For example, I had to
>> compile and install the pkgsrc version of pam_krb5 because the version
>> provided in dports does not work properly. VLC2 is also not working for me
>> and was replaced by umplayer. Stuff like that.
>> I have only one significant problem that affects mostly all applications
>> using Glib, which includes wxGTK apps, including Seamonkey and LibreOffice.
>> Every time that I try to open or save a file, a the popup window shows
>> itself and works normally. But after a few seconds, the popup freezes and
>> the application sends this message before crashing:
>> «GLib (gthread-posix.c): Unexpected error from C library during
>> 'pthread_mutex_lock': Resource deadlock avoided.  Aborting.»
>> Xfce for its part is hardly usable because the panels and Thunar are
>> crashing at startup.
>> It looks like the problem affects any process that tries to read a
>> directory or something related. Most of theses applications are totally
>> functionnal otherwise.
>> If anyone had this problem or have a clue of what's causing it, please
>> reply to me.
>> As for the rest, DragonFly really rocks! It got everything in hand to
>> take the lead.
>> Thanks,
>> Stephane Russell
>>   --
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