Invalid pointer in XMMS

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at
Thu Aug 4 06:44:17 PDT 2005

Ken Moffat wrote:
> On Thu, 4 Aug 2005, [ISO-8859-1] Giulio Daprelà wrote:
>>I have installed XMMS 1.2.10 and all his optional dependencies.
>>When I run the program from Konsole I get this error:
>>Gdk-WARNING **: locale not supported by Xlib, locale set to C
>  normal, as Matt remarked.

No, please change LANG (and LC_ALL if it is [needlessly] set) to one of 
the values listed in the left column of 
/usr/X11R6/lib/X11/locale/locale.alias. Also please verify that the 
"locale charmap" prints the correct result.

>>*** glibc detected *** free(): invalid pointer: 0xb6dfa524 ***
>>If I try to run the program from Kmenu it doesen't open, due, I
>>suppose, to the previous error.
>  I had something similar a few months back on ppc, caused by one of the
> plugins, but I can't find any notes.  I tracked it down by building gdb,
> starting XMMS from within gdb, then doing a backtrace (bt) after it
> crashed.  The trace showed it was in some sort of startup code and
> calling one of the plugins.  I removed the plugin (all I remember was
> that it was for something that I didn't think was very important) and it
> worked fine.

Is aRts output plugin installed?

Alexander E. Patrakov

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