assertion failure in D-bus code

Richard Laager rlaager at
Tue May 8 11:44:08 EDT 2007

On Tue, 2007-05-08 at 10:41 -0400, Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Oleg Sukhodolsky spake unto us the following wisdom:
> n> build and installation works fine.  Now I'm trying to run pdgin for a
> > user which has never used neither pidgin nor gaim.  And 've got he
> > following assertion:
> > 
> > Session Management: No SESSION_MANAGER found, aborting.
> > dbus: Need to register an object with the dbus subsystem.
> > g_log: file dbus-server.c: line 139 (purple_dbus_pointer_to_id):
> > should not be reached
> > Aborted (core dumped)
> > 
> > Why so?  Is something wrong with my build/environment?
> That assertion is probably unrelated to the core dump.

It's directly related. He's running with --enable-fatal-asserts, so that
assertion failure will cause an abort().

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