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stroustrup - Programming -- Principles and Practice Using C++ - chapter 12

Discussion in 'C++' started by vase, Dec 14, 2009.

  1. vase

    vase New Member

    I am learning C++ from the book of stroustrup: programming practice and principles using C++. I program on ubuntu 8.10 using the gcc compiler with the g++ script to compile c++ code. I fail to run the first example program of chapter 12 of this book (section 12.3, page 411), is is freely available on the website: stroustrup.com/Programming/, also the libs needed are available there.

    I compile the programming using this command:
    g++ -lfltk -lfltk_images -o 12_3 12_3.cpp -I ../lib -L../lib -lbookgui

    Compling goes fine, but if I run the program I get into trouble:
    *** glibc detected *** ./12-3: free(): invalid size: 0x00007fffb4bb4b50 ***
    ======= Backtrace: =========

    and so on...

    I was a bit surprised because I ran exactly the example given in the book, I get the same problems with other examples of this chapter, but not of previous chapters. Anyone a clue how I can trace this the cause of this memory problem?
  2. shabbir

    shabbir Administrator Staff Member

    Moved your attachment content into post
  3. Gene Poole

    Gene Poole New Member

    I think maybe the libs provided by the book's website are compiled with a different version of glibc. If the source is available, try to compile the libs on your machine, then use those compiled libs instead of the pre-compiled libs provided.

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