Bug#2219: dpkg dumps core
Raul Miller writes ("Bug#2219: dpkg dumps core"):
> Yesterday, I had several core dumps from dpkg -i. I've saved the
> dumps, and mailed one to Ian J.
Thanks, that was great. I've found and fixed the bug.
Please don't upgrade to 1.0.11. 1.0.12 will be out in a few hours at
> There didn't seem to be any particular pattern -- if I had to guess
> I'd say that dumps were more likely when a large number of packages
> where specified on the command line. In at least one of these dumps
> the .list files for the packages being installed were left in some
> kind of truncated (empty?) state.
This is alarming ... can you produce a test case ?