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Re: dpkg segfaults

Wichert Akkerman writes:
> Previously Richard Kettlewell wrote:

>> Thanks.  I don't seem to be able to reproduce this on either of my
>> machines, however.
> Setup a chroot and try it without --admindir and
> --instdir. Basically you can reproduce it through the pure
> unfortunate fact that dpkg happens to run over a struct that is
> overwritten by a filelist. If you have different options you might
> just miss that..

I still can't reproduce it.  Perhaps there is some other difference.
I'll give up trying to reproduce it for now.

Do you have any other information about how you've tracked down the
problem to that particular revision?  I've just re-read the diff and
still can't spot any possible problems.


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