[chuck-users] Debugging Segmentation fault: 11

Joel Matthys jwmatthys at gmail.com
Tue Jan 27 15:39:34 EST 2015

It's hard to debug segfaults in the ChucK code itself. running gdb chuck 
might help narrow down the problem.


On 01/27/2015 02:31 PM, Gonzalo wrote:
> Hi,
> On a project I'm working on, I sometimes get a "Segmentation fault: 
> 11" error, and the program crashes. But I can't figure out when it 
> happens, and cannot reproduce it. It's a big project, with many 
> components communicating via events, and I have no idea who's 
> triggering the problem. My question is how would you go about 
> debugging this? Any ideas what can be triggering it? It sounds very 
> generic...
> Probably unrelated, but just in case, I also got this (only once so far):
> chuck(22226,0x7fff790ee310) malloc: *** error for object 0x1028f3408: 
> incorrect checksum for freed object - object was probably modified 
> after being freed.
> *** set a breakpoint in malloc_error_break to debug
> Abort trap: 6
> Thanks!
> Gonzalo
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