[winswitch] xpra core files generated

yonatan zaken yonatan.zaken at gmail.com
Wed Apr 21 14:43:09 BST 2021

Hi All,

My platform: Linux Kubuntu 14
xpra version: xpra v1.0.12-r19800

When using the xpra utility I am receiving core files regularly.
I tried to run the core files through the gdb gnu debugger via the
following command:

gdb /usr/bin/xpra core.xpra.23367

The output is as follows:


user at hostname:~> gdb /usr/bin/xpra core.xpra.23367

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"/usr/bin/xpra": not in executable format: File format not recognized

[New LWP 23367]

[New LWP 23664]

[New LWP 23669]

[New LWP 23934]

[New LWP 23660]

[New LWP 23663]

[New LWP 23665]

[New LWP 23670]

Core was generated by `/usr/bin/python /usr/bin/xpra _sound_play - -
vorbis+mka  1.0'.

Program terminated with signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.

#0  0x00000000005ac13d in ?? ()


Using this information, does anyone have an idea how to prevent the
generation of these core files?
I checked multiple core files they all generate the same output from the


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