[Icecast-dev] Segfaults in Icecast 2.0.2
msmith at xiph.org
Mon Oct 25 16:48:14 PDT 2004
On Tuesday 26 October 2004 08:22, Karl Heyes wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-10-25 at 23:14, Myke Place wrote:
> > Hello,
> > Using Icecast version 2.0.2, I'm seeing segfaults when I connect a
> > particular encoder to the stream. I already have three encoders
> > connected, serving six streams without a problem, but adding the seventh
> > stream crashes Icecast everytime after a period of ten to thirty
> > seconds. All but one of the encoders are Darkice encoders and the
> > encoder which crashes Icecast is also Darkice. So far, I've tried rasing
> > the number of threads to 10, but the same behavior occurs.
> > What sort of information can I provide to the developers to help to
> > diagnose this problem? I'd be happy to run backtraces or whatever is
> > needed, so long as somebody can tell me what they're looking for.
> if it is reproducible then build a debug version of icecast and get a
> core file to so that a backtrace can be retrieved. That should be the
> first thing to check for.
Do multithreaded coredumps actually _work_ these days? They never used to.
Anyway, if they do, then this is fine. If they still don't, then running
icecast (built with debug symbols) in a debugger (gdb) is a good idea; when
it crashes you should be able to get a backtrace.
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