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Bug#165358: Also caused segfaults in su and ssh

On Fri, Oct 18, 2002 at 01:37:51PM -0500, Zed Pobre wrote:

> Attempting to su to root (even from root) with 2.3.1-1 on one of my
> test systems caused an immediate segfault.  Also, attempting to ssh
> to root on the same system allowed login, but then immediately died.
> The problem was fixed by reverting libc6 and related package.  No
> core files were left, but if it's important, I can probably be
> persuaded to put the broken libc6 version back on and run su inside
> of gdb.

The ssh problem is probably the known bug that anything using NSS
needs to be restarted after the libc upgrade.  The next package will
warn about that.

I've been using test versions of the 2.3 package for almost a month
now and haven't seen any su segfaults.  Please investigate that

learning from failures is nice in theory...
but in practice, it sucks :)
 - Wolfgang Jaehrling

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