[pulseaudio-discuss] 0.9.8 pthread error?

Colin Guthrie gmane at colin.guthr.ie
Fri Feb 29 01:13:07 PST 2008

Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 28, 2008 at 05:45:12PM -0500, Jim Duda wrote:
>> /usr/local/bin/pulseaudio results in this error:
>> pulseaudio: pulsecore/mutex-posix.c:98: pa_mutex_unlock: Assertion `pthread_mutex_unlock(&m->mutex) == 0' failed.
>> version 0.9.6, installed via yum works fine.
>> What could I be missing?
> This is the same assertion that was hit in Debian when it
> had a broken version of libltdl3-dev (1.5.22). I believe
> this was supposed to be entirely Debian specific, but make
> sure you have at least version 1.5.24 of libltdl3-dev
> anyway. (F7 might not have a package named like that,
> though. libltdl is part of libtool.)

FWIW, pa 0.9.8 needs libltdl > 1.5.22 (or at least != 1.5.22). Other
distros had this too (at least we had it also on Mandriva and I'm sure
I've seen others ask about this too).


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