[SDL] glibc terminates all applications using SDL_mixer when playing MIDI

Nikos Chantziaras realnc at arcor.de
Fri Jul 1 18:25:16 PDT 2011

On 07/02/2011 03:20 AM, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> A few days ago, some update got performed by my Linux distro (Gentoo)
> which made glibc abort programs with a message like:
> *** glibc detected *** /var/tmp/portage/SDL_mixer/build/.libs/playmus:
> free(): invalid pointer: 0x00000000012b0b80 ***

And the reason is that MALLOC_CHECK_=3 was set globally (by KDE 4.7 
RC1).  It's probably a mistake by KDE.  But the SDL_mixer bug is real 
nonetheless though.

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