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Old 07-29-2006, 07:49 PM   #1
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Question curious question about KDE


I am running a Mandriva 2006 x86_64 PowerPack with the standard KDE 3.4. Every so often I get a KDE Crash Handler pop up, it says,
"This backtrace appears to be of no use.
This is probably because your packages are built in a way which prevents creation of proper backtraces, or the stack frame was seriously corrupted in the crash.

(no debugging symbols found)
Using host libthread_db library "/lib64/tls/libthread_db.so.1"."

Any idea why this happens? It does not seem to hurt anything, so I have ignored it for sometime, just get annoying after awhile.
 
Old 07-30-2006, 01:40 AM   #2
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To get a backtrace you need to have the debug symbols for the program installed. KDE programs crash a lot.
 
Old 07-30-2006, 02:53 AM   #3
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I have a machine that runs Mandrake, Mandrake seems to have this problem. It may something Mandrake changed or the way they compiled KDE because I do not get crashes on my Gentoo box here.

According to my system, libthread_db.so.1 belongs to glibc. You may want to make sure you have the right version of glibc installed. If you do, you may want to try to re-install in case something has got corrupted or something like that.

Hope that helps.

 
Old 07-30-2006, 03:14 PM   #4
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Thanks for the input. Not sure where I would get the debug symbols from.
 
  


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