Bug#475322: texlive-base-bin: etex segv
On 10.04.08 Kevin Ryde (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> Running "etex /dev/null" produces
> etex: segfault at 0000002f eip b7cd2f20 esp bfd152b8 error 4
> Segmentation fault
Sorry, can't reproduce this here:
hille@kloetzer:~ $ etex /dev/null
This is pdfTeXk, Version 3.141592-1.40.3 (Web2C 7.5.6)
%&-line parsing enabled.
entering extended mode
No pages of output.
Transcript written on null.log.
> The only oddity I know of in my tex setup is that I've "equived"
> out tetex-bin to avoid dragging in the whole of texlive (through
> those packages still depending on tetex-bin).
Well, should not hurt.
> -- System Information:
The only difference between my and your system I see is:
> Kernel: Linux 2.6.24-1-486
> Locale: LANG=en_AU, LC_CTYPE=en_AU (charmap=ISO-8859-1)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
hille@kloetzer:~ $ uname -a
Linux kloetzer 2.6.22-3-686 #1 SMP Mon Nov 12 08:32:57 UTC 2007 i686
an older kernel
> ii libncurses5 5.6+20080308-1 Shared libraries for terminal hand
a more recent version of ncurses.
ii libncurses5 5.6+20080405-1 Shared libraries for terminal handling
As your gdb output points to poppler both should not hurt. I'll boot
the box into 2.6.24 to see, if this makes any difference.