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Boost 1.46.1 - Runtime Segfault

asked 2012-01-27 03:11:02 -0500

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I have wrapped a 3rd party library following the conventions laid out in the tutorial on - wrapping libraries

I have hit an issues when linking against that wrapped library, and I have traced the issue back to boost versions. I am running Ubuntu 10.04 with ROS Electric - the default boost library being 1.40 and my wrapped library uses 1.46.1

I have exported ROS_BOOST_VERSION=1.46.1 and ROS_BOOST_ROOT=/usr/local/include/ to my environment and added the boost directories and linked in my CMakeLists of the test package.

rosbuild_link_boost(test_driver thread)

To test the linked library I have created a simple publisher, publishing a simple string.

Everything compiles fine and upon execution I am getting a segfault. Below is the syslog and backtrace.

syslog: (not very telling)

segfault at 18 ip 00007fb546efc288 sp 00007fff77298290 error 4 in[7fb546eef000+17000]


#0  0x00007ffff700f288 in boost::thread::start_thread() () from     
#1  0x00007ffff7b23f1a in thread<void (ros::PollManager::*)(), ros::PollManager*>   
(this=0x7fffffffd450, f=0x7ffff7b21600 <ros::PollManager::threadFunc()>, a1=0x6362a0) at 
#2  0x00007ffff7b21fb3 in ros::PollManager::start (this=0x6362a0) at /tmp/buildd/ros- 
#3  0x00007ffff7b0b13b in ros::start () at /tmp/buildd/ros-electric-ros-comm-
#4  0x00007ffff7b87a40 in ros::NodeHandle::construct (this=0x7fffffffde90, ns=...,  
at /tmp/buildd/ros-electric-ros-comm-1.6.6/debian/ros-electric-ros
#5  0x00007ffff7b8a3f5 in NodeHandle (this=0x7fffffffde90, ns=..., remappings=...) at 
#6  0x0000000000405351 in main (argc=1, argv=<value optimized out>) at

This line test_driver.cpp:59 is

ros::NodeHandle nh_;

Any suggestions?? I am pretty hung up on this..

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Another thing to add which may help: ~$ rosboost-cfg --root gives me /usr/local however, rosboost-cfg --lib_dirs and the rest of the options do not return anything.
KM gravatar image KM  ( 2012-01-27 03:53:39 -0500 )edit
Here is another bit of information that I have tracked down. When making with VERBOSE = TRUE, I get the following., needed by /home/robot/ros/testing/my_lib/src/, may conflict with
KM gravatar image KM  ( 2012-01-27 05:27:52 -0500 )edit

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answered 2012-01-31 04:29:46 -0500

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As your follow up question implies you cannot run two versions of boost in the same executable.

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