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I am trying to run wireshark on mac os x 10.5 leopard. I've installed it successfully via port.

However, when I try to run it, wireshark crashes immediately. I tried uninstalling and installing from the .dmg file instead, but the same problem occurred. I can run other X11 programs without an issue. I am getting a EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGBUS) type error. Technically it is X11 that is crashing. Here is the dump:

Process:         X11.bin [59230]
Path:            /Applications/Utilities/X11.app/Contents/MacOS/X11.bin
Identifier:      org.x.X11
Version:         2.1.6 (2.1.6)
Build Info:      X11server-480700~8
Code Type:       X86 (Native)
Parent Process:  X [59229]

Interval Since Last Report:          3437 sec
Crashes Since Last Report:           2
Per-App Interval Since Last Report:  5 sec
Per-App Crashes Since Last Report:   1

Date/Time:       2011-09-15 09:54:27.533 -0400
OS Version:      Mac OS X 10.5.8 (9L31a)
Report Version:  6
Anonymous UUID:  4F0C8C81-F209-47C5-B7EB-A6F069555C52

Exception Type:  EXC_BAD_ACCESS (SIGBUS)
Exception Codes: KERN_PROTECTION_FAILURE at 0x0000000000000000
Crashed Thread:  2

Application Specific Information:
X.Org X Server 1.4.2-apple33 Build Date: 20090617
...
Thread 2 Crashed:
0   X11.bin                         0x00025f38 RootlessGlyphs + 84
1   X11.bin                         0x0011e021 CompositeGlyphs + 163
2   X11.bin                         0x00121b60 ProcRenderCompositeGlyphs + 1526
3   X11.bin                         0x001236e8 ProcRenderDispatch + 60
4   X11.bin                         0x000ec41a XaceCatchExtProc + 173
5   X11.bin                         0x0007dad1 Dispatch + 691
6   X11.bin                         0x0009b497 dix_main + 1818
7   X11.bin                         0x00019526 server_thread + 62
8   libSystem.B.dylib               0x9574d155 _pthread_start + 321
9   libSystem.B.dylib               0x9574d012 thread_start + 34
...
Thread 2 crashed with X86 Thread State (32-bit):
  eax: 0x00000000  ebx: 0x00025ef5  ecx: 0x00000070  edx: 0x006c85c0
  edi: 0x00000003  esi: 0x00025ee4  ebp: 0xb019f618  esp: 0xb019f570
   ss: 0x0000001f  efl: 0x00010206  eip: 0x00025f38   cs: 0x00000017
   ds: 0x0000001f   es: 0x0000001f   fs: 0x0000001f   gs: 0x00000037
  cr2: 0x00000000
...

asked 15 Sep '11, 07:11

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If it's X11 that crashes, than it's X11 that has the bug (regardless of whether other X11 programs don't have a problem; if an X server crashes, it's an X server bug, period). Report it to Apple.

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answered 15 Sep '11, 11:33

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