[PD] pdp/pidip segmentation fault

Tom Schouten doelie at zzz.kotnet.org
Wed Nov 26 15:30:15 CET 2003

On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, metafor wrote:

> hi list
> what causes pdp/pidip to crash with segmentation fault while using
> several effects in chain.
> just effects with mouse feedback like cmap or ctrack are affected and
> only when i'm using
> this effects in chain (wiht reg and mix), standalone eg. the
> help_pdp_cmap is working properly.
> it seems that it crashs more likely when i'm fastclick several times in
> the xv.
> is there a certain "don't do this" with these effects?

yeah, you should NEVER connect any of the objects :)

> i'm using pdp 0.12.2, the latest pidp 0.12.11 with pd-037.0 on debian.
> the system as such is
> runnig stable.

the xv had some bugs in 0.12.2, those are supposed to be fixed in the
upcoming 0.12.3 (there's a pre-release at

about the chained effects. it would be nice if you could run it in gdb,
and send a backtrace, or send a patch that has a reproducable crash.


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