[Interest] Debugging helpers in Ubuntu

André Pönitz apoenitz at t-online.de
Mon Jan 23 23:16:35 CET 2017

On Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at 10:56:28AM +0100, Etienne Sandré-Chardonnal wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a fresh & clean Ubuntu 16.04 install which is up to date.
> With QtCreator, if I enable the debugging helpers and stop on some
> breakpoints, I get a bunch of "Segmentation fault" dialog boxes opening
> until the desktop totally freezes. The only way I found to recover was
> switching to legacy text mode console and kill the desktop...
> This does not happen at every place in the debugged code, it seems some
> specific local variables do this.
> Do you have any idea how to fix this? This is super annoying... I don't
> even know if this comes from Qt or GDB.

My fault. QTCREATORBUG-16971, fixed with change 26331f77, contained in
4.2.1 and master.


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