[vdr] VDR 1.5.12 & text2skin: how to compile?

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Fri Jan 4 07:24:15 CET 2008


On Dec 31, 2007 12:43 PM, Reinhard Nissl <rnissl at gmx.de> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> VDR User schrieb:
>
> > Also, there appears to be a problem with text2skin although it still
> > works fine.  If anyone cares to have a look and possibly fix it,
> > that'd be great!
> >
> > The problem:
> >
> > Stopping: VDR
> > *** glibc detected *** ./vdr: double free or corruption (fasttop):
> > 0x0b1ba848 ***
> > ======= Backtrace: =========
> > /lib/libc.so.6[0xb7c94ac5]
> > /lib/libc.so.6(cfree+0x90)[0xb7c98570]
> > ./PLUGINS/lib/libvdr-text2skin.so.1.5.12(_ZN14cText2SkinI18nD0Ev+0x5f)[0xb746405f]
> > ======= Memory map: ========
> > 08048000-08183000 r-xp 00000000 03:03 833366
> > /usr/local/dvb/vdr.source/vdr-1.5.12/vdr
> > 08183000-0818c000 rw-p 0013a000 03:03 833366
> > /usr/local/dvb/vdr.source/vdr-1.5.12/vdr
> > 0818c000-0b973000 rw-p 0818c000 00:00 0          [heap]
>
> The problem is that text2skin's i18n.c uses the old structure
> tI18nPhrase which contains only 22 text entries, but iterates over
> I18nLanguages()->Size() entries -- and in my case, Size() returns 23, so
> cText2SkinI18n::Parse() will overwrite stack variables and finally cause
> the above double free.
>
> As a quick workaround, modify VDR's i18n.h, e. g. like that:
>
> typedef const char *tI18nPhrase[4*22]; ///< obsolete - switch to 'gettext'!

Thanks for the info Reinhard!  I know several people who have been
asking about that problem and will forward what you've shared.  Btw,
do you know if anyone is working on fixing text2skin or?

Cheers



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