Understanding SIGSEGV issues

Steven Schveighoffer schveiguy at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 18:09:22 UTC 2019

On 1/10/19 12:30 PM, Russel Winder wrote:
> On Thu, 2019-01-10 at 10:00 -0500, Steven Schveighoffer via Digitalmars-d-
> learn wrote:
> […]
>> Hm... your description of having the problem happen at the end of main
>> seems to suggest it has something to do with destruction.
> It seems that there was a change in one file of libdvbv5 1.14.x → 1..16.y that
> introduced a breaking change wrt the D binding. I did a regeneration using
> DStep, didn't notice anything significant, and yet everything now works again.
> So it was very significant.
> The underlying problem here was that I had failed to notice the upgrade of
> libdvbv5!

That is one problem with linking against C or C++ code -- changes to 
certain things (e.g. struct layout) don't change the mangling.

You may want to consider using dpp instead if possible.


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