Re: troff segfaulting
Jean-Paul Blaquiere <email@example.com> writes:
> has anyone else experienced this recentlty?
> I apt-get upgrad'ed this afternoon and since then groff is segf'ing.
> beowulf/usr/lib/man-db> man man 0:38
> groff: troff: Segmentation fault
> and strace'd :
> beowulf/usr/lib/man-db> strace man man 0:38
> execve("/usr/lib/man-db/man", ["man", "man"], [/* 24 vars */]) = -1 EPERM (Operation not permitted)
Perhaps /usr/lib/man-db/man has lost it's x flag. It should look like
-rwsr-xr-x 1 man root 83008 Feb 11 14:17 /usr/lib/man-db/man*
Or try running mandb.