Bug#36431: Dpkg core-dump: fixed, please test
Le Wed, Apr 21, 1999 at 11:53:00AM +0200, Santiago Vila écrivait:
> Somebody in debian-testing said he was unable to reproduce it.
> Since I was not sure we were talking about exactly the *same* bug,
> I reported a way to make dpkg to segfault.
Since I was really annoyed with this fucking bug, I tried to solve it and
I think that I found a solution. I simply recompiled dpkg without
the options --with-included-gettext and I can't reproduce the bug anymore.
In order to make it work I had to comment a line in configure.in, I don't
know why. (the configure script always failed while trying to harlink
The patch is available on http://master.debian.org/~hertzog/. There's
also a dpkg recompiled by myself. Pleases test it. I may upload it to
stable in some days if there is no problems with it (or Ian can do
it if he wants).
Even if it works this way, I have absolutely no idea why it doesn't cork
> Also, if dpkg maintainers feel a bug should not be reported more than 7
> times, then feel free to close the 8th report of it (I would not mind, as
> long as the fact that this bug is fixed is widely announced when it was).
Better, we can close all the 8 now. ;-)
Hertzog Raphaël >> 0C4CABF1 >> http://prope.insa-lyon.fr/~rhertzog/