[mythtv-users] mythcommflag and mythpreviewgen segmentation faults

Brian J. Murrell brian at interlinx.bc.ca
Fri Dec 17 13:55:13 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-12-16 at 23:00 -0800, djh999gc at gmail.com wrote: 
> Seeing segmentation faults in the messages log & mythbackendlog like
> these:

> So, I looked through the list & saw suggestions to optimize_mythdb.sh,
> (done), then to rebuild seek tables for the affected recordings
> (done).  mythcommflag --rebuild finished ok.

Well, one or more of those my mask the problem by cleaning up some funky
data, but ultimately, a segfault is a bug,  Period.  Full stop.

It would be much better to keep the funky data so that the segfault can
be fixed rather than bandaiding over it by cleaning up the data.  If any
of that even works.

You should try to get a stack trace from the segfault and report it to


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