I just tried to run xchat, but all I get is a "Segmention fault". Strace follows.
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here is the first of the two straces, which I've done, because both produced
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mhh.. this seems to be related to xchatosd plugin... I've unmerged xchatosd and now it works.. I'll close this bug and open a new one for xchatosd.