Never heard of liblirc_client, excuse my stupidity.  How do I know which one I'm using.  Does the file listing along with the debug out help?  Let me know what you may need.

mythtv@mythback ~ $ gdb /usr/local/bin/irexec
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(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/local/bin/irexec

Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
0xb7e8e7e3 in strlen () from /lib/
(gdb) bt
#0  0xb7e8e7e3 in strlen () from /lib/
#1  0xb7e8e525 in strdup () from /lib/
#2  0xb7f42099 in lirc_readconfig_only_internal (file=0x0, config=0xbff763d8, check=0,
    full_name=0xbff76308, sha_bang=0xbff7630c) at lirc_client.c:1310
#3  0xb7f43d4c in lirc_readconfig (file=0x0, config=0xbff763d8, check=0x804a310)
    at lirc_client.c:804
#4  0x080488e6 in main (argc=1, argv=0xbff76434) at irexec.c:81
(gdb) q

mythtv@mythback ~ $ la /usr/local/bin/irexec
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 13K May 22 21:43 /usr/local/bin/irexec
mythtv@mythback ~ $

root@mythback ~ [2] # la /usr/local/lib/liblirc_*
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 40K May 22 21:43 /usr/local/lib/liblirc_client.a
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 841 May 22 21:43 /usr/local/lib/
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  23 May 22 21:43 /usr/local/lib/ ->
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  23 May 22 21:43 /usr/local/lib/ ->
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 45K Nov  4  2005 /usr/local/lib/
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 39K May 20 12:17 /usr/local/lib/
-rwxr-xr-x 1 root root 40K May 22 21:43 /usr/local/lib/
root@mythback ~ #

On 23 May 2006 03:13:00 +0200, Christoph Bartelmus <> wrote:
Hi Chris,

on 22 May 06 at 08:36, you wrote:
> Sorry if it's bad etiqutte to send direct, let me know.  I responded to list
> but because of the attachments it is awaiting moderator approval.
> Just wanted to get info to you in timely manner.  I really appreciate you
> having a look.

The data you have sent is quite useless.
Please compile lirc in debug mode. Make sure you are using a version of
liblirc_client that is in debug mode.
Start irexec in gdb and once it crashes enter "bt" and send me the