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Bug#5280: makeinfo dumps core if given >1 texinfo files

Package: texinfo
Version: 3.7-1

femto[/tmp]$ makeinfo rlman.texinfo
Making info file `readline.info' from `rlman.texinfo'.
femto[/tmp]$ makeinfo hist.texinfo
Making info file `history.info' from `hist.texinfo'.
femto[/tmp]$ makeinfo rlman.texinfo hist.texinfo
Making info file `readline.info' from `rlman.texinfo'.
Segmentation fault (core dumped)
[status 139]
femto[/tmp]$ gdb /usr/bin/makeinfo core
GDB is free software and you are welcome to distribute copies of it
 under certain conditions; type "show copying" to see the conditions.
There is absolutely no warranty for GDB; type "show warranty" for details.
GDB 4.16 (i486-debian-linux), Copyright 1996 Free Software Foundation, Inc...
(no debugging symbols found)...
Core was generated by `makeinfo rlman.texinfo hist.texinfo'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
Reading symbols from /lib/libc.so.5.4.7...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Reading symbols from /lib/ld-linux.so.1...done.
#0  0x4007c0d7 in free ()
(gdb) bt
#0  0x4007c0d7 in free ()
#1  0x8028758 in ?? ()
#2  0x18 in ?? ()

The problem is almost assuredly a memory allocation problem caught by


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