Bug#177604: apt: apt-cache search segfaults
indeed that fixed the problem.
On Sun, Jan 26, 2003 at 08:21:01PM -0500, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 20, 2003 at 07:20:09PM +0200, Kestutis Kupciunas wrote:
> > i have occasionally tried searching:
> > apt-cache search unit++
> > ant it has segfaulted. thought its something wrong with ++, but
> > could find any other string which would segfault apt-cache...
> > maybe there is something wrong with Packages file? I am ready
> > to provide any additional info
> Try rm /var/cache/apt/*.bin and let me know if that fixes it. If so, this
> is another duplicate of old bug #165448.
> - mdz