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Re: bash coredumping?

On 14 Mar 2000, John Goerzen wrote:

> Today, I noticed that woody is missing some packages or has some
> package versions older than potato, so I added lines for frozen (in
> addition to the ones for unstable) in my sources.list, ran update and
> dist-upgrade.

Sorry about this.  Because of the autobuilder, all of my uploads are
frozen-only.  I figured it would be better to do this and work out the
uploads for woody later.

> But, bash (!) is now coredumping in some cases.  For instance, teh cvs
> postinst, which is all shellscripts.  If I run
> /var/lib/dpkg/info/cvs.postinst configure, it crashes with coredump.
> If I run bash -c /var/lib/dpkg/info/cvs.postinst configure, it works.
> I am puzzled.  Also tex is demonstrating some of the same problems.
> Ideas anyone?  Here are the messages.

Ack!  This is bad.  Any idea why it's coredumping (strace, gdb)?


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