2.0.0. crash with electric fence

Ethan Blanton elb at pidgin.im
Tue May 8 10:43:54 EDT 2007

Pekka Riikonen spake unto us the following wisdom:
> When running 2.0.0 with electric fence, the following occurs on every run:
> ElectricFence Aborting: free(9a21500): address not from malloc().

This is quite possibly a bad interaction between g_slice and Electric
Fence; we know that there is such an interaction with mcheck.  Try

G_SLICE=always-malloc pidgin

... and see if the problem goes away.


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