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Re: w3m and vim segfaults (gpm related?)



Thanks, Akira.

I have figured out the root cause of the w3m crash -- it's because w3m
isn't linked with libncurses, where the wgetch() function is defined.  The
linker doesn't complain because gpm has declared wgetch to be a weak
symbol.  I've noted that information in bug 120240, and further discussion
on this topic can be conducted through Bugzilla.

That means that the vim crash I mentioned earlier is due to a different
cause.

Derek


On Mon, 19 Apr 2004, Akira TAGOH wrote:

> >>>>> On Sun, 18 Apr 2004 05:41:37 -0700 (PDT),
> >>>>> "DP" == Derek Poon <fedora derekandkaren com> wrote:
>
> DP> I'm getting segfaults with w3m and vim when running them in the Linux text
> DP> console.  As I'm speculating that the two crashes might be interrelated,
> DP> I'm going to describe both in the same e-mail.
>
> I saw the same problem too.
> See also
> http:/bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=120240
>
> it was already filed, but not getting the fix yet.



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