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Bug#271816: libc6: Random segfault in malloc()

On Thu, Sep 16, 2004 at 08:51:58AM +0200, Ludovic Drolez wrote:
> From the "Mail servers' reference card":
> "Makes unrelated software on the system (or the whole system) break"

libc6 is not "unrelated software" to atftpd, AFAICS; atftpd depends on libc6.
Oh well, it's the call of the glibc maintainers; as long as it stays tagged
woody, at least it's not holding up the release.

>> Could you try running atftpd through valgrind and see if that pinpoints your
>> error?
> I've run it through electric fence already. No problems.

valgrind catches quite a bit more errors than efence (including possibly
errors in glibc); I'd give it a shot.

> As I said I also got similar problem with chntpwd.
> The *only* way I found to run atftpd and chntpwd on my woody is to compile them
> statically on a sarge.

Funny, I run atftpd on woody. Same process stable since June. :-)

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