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Re: glib 2.18 instability

On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 11:32:32PM -0400, Jared D. McNeill wrote:
> I tracked down the problem to /usr/pkg/share/mime/packages/*.xml being  
> completely corrupt. Downgrading to glib 2.16 got rid of the crashes, but  
> apps still weren't behaving properly. I ended up looking at the mime  
> package *.xml files and they were somehow full of a bunch of null 
> entries, so I copied them from a working machine, ran sudo 
> update-mime-database /usr/pkg/share/mime, and all is well now.
> Any ideas why this is happening?

Because your system crashed at a bad time?  WAPBL is good because it
guarantees file-system integrity, but that certainly doesn't mean data
can't be junk.

Quentin Garnier - -
"See the look on my face from staying too long in one place
[...] every time the morning breaks I know I'm closer to falling"
KT Tunstall, Saving My Face, Drastic Fantastic, 2007.

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