Ethereal-dev: Re: [Ethereal-dev] CVS Win32 GTK2 version of ethereal immediatelycrashes

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From: "Olivier Biot" <[email protected]>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2004 09:21:12 +0200
I found the answer to my problems:
1. Get rid of the unpacked stale packages in C:\ethereal-win32-libs
2. Get rid of all files with extension .dll, .exe, .exp and .lib
3. Perform a nmake setup
4. Perform a nmake packaging

Regards and sorry for the noise,


----- Original Message ----- 

| Hi list,
| Yesterday I attempted at recompiling Ethereal after a while (1 week
| so), and did a nmake distclean followed with a cvs update, nmake
| and nmake packaging). The make process downloaded new libraries
| there are duplicates in my build environment?). Compilation went on
| flawlessly, but when I unpack Ethereal and run it, I invariably get
| the following issue followed with a real crash (not an exit):
| (ethereal.exe:2820): Gtk-WARNING **: Unable to locate theme engine
| module_path: "wimp",
| (ethereal.exe:2820): GdkPixbuf-WARNING **:
| Error loading XPM image loader: Unable to load
| image-loading module:
| C:\Program Files\Ethereal/lib/gtk-2.0/2.2.0/loaders/
| libpixbufloader-xpm.dll: Kan opgegeven module niet vinden.
| <<Meaning: can't find the specified module>>
| (ethereal.exe:2820): Gdk-CRITICAL **:
| file gdkpixbuf-render.c: line 297
| (gdk_pixbuf_render_pixmap_and_mask_for_colormap):
| assertion `GDK_IS_PIXBUF (pixbuf)' failed
| Ethereal crashes on WinXP and I get the famous dialog asing whether
| want to send the report to Microsoft.
| If I uninstall Ethereal hereafter and reinstall it *without*
| then I get the same crash, however the 1st warning does not pop up.
| Anyoe a clue?
| Best regards,
| Olivier