[Users] [Bug 2876] "4636 malloc.c: No such file or directory." after ethernet cable plug-off, plug-in

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Wed Mar 6 22:39:43 CET 2013


Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com> changed:

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--- Comment #22 from Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at gmail.com> ---
The first part of the title of this ticket makes no sense. It is because no
debugging information is found. The backtraces aren't useful due to the lack of

The second part of the ticket's title is more relevant, because networking
troubles (such as losing the connection or going offline) while Claws Mail is
busy working on IMAP, leads to trouble, which causes side-effects and memory
corruption somewhere. That's also why glibc memory management runs into those
issues and aborts Claws Mail when arbitrary parts of it try to allocate/free

** (claws-mail:545): WARNING **: [20:30:38] IMAP4 connection broken
** (claws-mail:545): WARNING **: [20:31:52] IMAP error on (null): stream error

*** glibc detected *** /usr/bin/claws-mail: double free or corruption (!prev):

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