[Users] crash on Windows 8.1 caused by libcairo-2.dll

Andrej Kacian andrej at kacian.sk
Tue Jun 20 23:46:59 CEST 2017

On Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:42:15 +0300
Cristian Secară <liste at secarica.ro> wrote:

> I renamed the old folder with a random name so that any former reference will break and put the new files (64bit) in a new Claws Mail folder (and also restarted the system).
> It crashed soon (~1-2 minutes) after the first launch – still because of libcairo-2.dll.
> I replaced this file from the http://win32builder.gnome.org/gtk+-bundle_3.8.2-20131201_win64.zip package (as well as the libpng15-15.dll file, requested), but then it crashed again, except that this time because of ntdll.dll file (??).
> So, while still under this fresh Claws Mail test version, I put back the libcairo-2.dll & libpng16-16.dll from the Inkscape install (version 0.92 / 64bit) and now Claws Mail is again rock stable.

Thanks for the test. Could you also grab a windows version of GDB and
get a backtrace of the libcairo crash (with the "original" DLL from our
installer)? I can provide a DLL without the debug symbols stripped, if

Meanwhile, I'm going to build another version with libpng 1.6 instead
of current 1.4. That is the only visible difference from the "good"


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