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Re: ldconfig (of libc6.1 2.7) caused segfault on alpha

On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 00:03:59 -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 09:41:46AM +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> > On Fri, 14 Dec 2007 08:48:39 +0900 (JST), Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> > > Under LANG=C ldconfig works fine but under LANG=ja_JP.UTF-8
> > > ldconfig causes segfault.
> > correction: not ja_JP.UTF-8 but ja_JP.eucJP
> > (I don't check yet if ja_JP.UTF-8 causes the problem
> > or not.)
> Please file this as a bug report on the libc6.1 package, then.

Alreadt done (#456260).

> On Fri, Dec 14, 2007 at 08:48:39AM +0900, Atsuhito Kohda wrote:
> > I believe this is a serious bug, am I right?
> I would be inclined to call it "important" rather than serious.  I think
> even Japanese now defaults to UTF-8 encoding in the installer, so would
> argue that a bug that only occurs with the intersection of one particular
> architecture and one particular non-default locale which should be
> considered deprecated (due to interoperability problems with data created in
> other recommended locales) should not be considered release-critical.

I filed it as an important bug, fortunately (or unfortunately).
On system which one upgrades from woody, sarge to lenny/testing
(like me), ja_JP.eucJP is (or could be) not so rare, I supect.

> > My alpha machines are so slow and with small HDD
> > so I haven't installed UTF-capable terminals.
> Hrm?  What terminals are you using that aren't UTF8-capable?


Regards,			2007-12-14(Fri)

 Debian Developer & Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda AT debian.org>
 Department of Math., Univ. of Tokushima

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