[Lazarus] Lazarus crashing reproducibly on startup (64-bit Linux)

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Mar 31 13:18:55 CEST 2012

On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 17:19:28 -0400
brian <brian at meadows.pair.com> wrote:

> Well, I've done a bunch of testing with some virtual machines, plus a 
> bunch of web searches looking for other threads on this error, and it 
> seems to be plain that it's a multi-way incompatibility. If you are 
> running Linux Mint Debian Edition (LMDE) V12 on an AMD 64-bit CPU (and 
> it doesn't matter whether you run a 32 or 64 bit version of the 
> operating system) then Lazarus will crash, reproducibly, and that 
> holds for any version of LAzarus between up to a fairly 
> recent svn version.

I installed Linux Mint Debian Edition 64bit in virtualbox. And Lazarus
0.9.31 does not crash here.

> If you're running on an Intel CPU, or a 32-bit AMD chip, or you're 
> running the Ubuntu-based version of Mint, you won't have a problem.
> This is particularly puzzling since LMDE is built on Debian testing, 
> and Debian testing will run Lazarus without a problem. For that 
> reason, it seems to me that it's a problem for the LMDE folks rather 
> than the Lazarus developers.
> Now, where did I put that Debian installation DVD?


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