[tin-bugs] tin 2.4.5 crash

Urs Janßen urs at tin.org
Thu Jul 22 22:59:07 CEST 2021

On Thu, Jul 22, 2021 at 03:53:04PM +0200, Gian Piero Puccioni wrote:
> Hi,
> I just got a new laptop, installed Fedora 34 and tried to get tin working
> as usual.
> I modified conf-tin with my domain and Newsserver and added
> --screen=ncursesw as I did before; tin compiled without errors and
> connected with my server, but as I try to enter a group I get this:
> Group comp.lang.c ('q' to quit)...terminate called after throwing an
> instance of 'std::system_error' what(): Unknown error -1
> Aborted (core dumped)

this looks like an error from c++ but tin is pure c

> I noticed that the arrow on the left was weird and used two spaces (moving
> the group name) but I think it was the same on the old laptop.
> Is there something I should do?

you could try the latest snapshot from (just uploaded a fresh version)

and compile it with debug symbols (-g compiler flag) and if it crashes
pass the binray and core to a debugger like gdb, i.e.

gdb /path/to/tin /path/to/core

and request a stactrace via


and post the output so we my get an idea what went wrong.

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