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On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 4:38 AM, Stefan Adams <> wrote:
> I'm trying to compile a package of pulseaudio for thinstation.  I've
> done that and it's apparently successful because there were no errors
> during compile.
> I boot up thinstation and try to run pulseaudio and I get this
> horribly worthless message: "Floating point exception"
> That's it!  All by itself!  How can I proceed to solve the problem?
> Is it in pulseaudio?  Is it in one of the other libraries that I had
> to compile?  All compiling was done within the RUNME chroot
> environment provided by thinstation_src.
> Do you think thinstation or pulseaudio groups may be able to help, or
> am I going to have to debug the problem myself?  If the latter, *any*
> suggestions would be most welcome!!
> # /bin/pulseaudio
> Floating point exception
> # ldd /bin/pulseaudio
> =>  (0xffffe000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7ed6000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7ece000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7d65000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7d52000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7d44000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7bb5000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7b57000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7b51000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7b3e000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7b3a000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7b19000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7b08000)
> => /lib/ (0xb7a18000)
>        /lib/ (0xb7f44000)
> # gdb /bin/pulseaudio
> GNU gdb 6.3
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> Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
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> This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-linux-gnu"...Using host
> libthread_db library "/lib/".
> (gdb) r
> Starting program: /bin/pulseaudio
> Program received signal SIGFPE, Arithmetic exception.
> 0xb7f157ae in ?? ()

Try doing a backtrace (bt)  at this point and look at where the
exception was caused in source if you have a debug build on.. If you
want to talk about pulseaudio code then you should go to those lists.
This list is for discussions about gdb and its internals.


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