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Re: apt-get SEGV on hppa

I just fixed the problem by manually downloading apt_0.5.27_hppa.deb.
I installed it with dpkg and then did an apt-get -f install.  That
fixed things.  I guess I managed to download a broken version of
apt-get in my last upgrade.

> I just finished (2minutes ago)  an apt-get upgrade:
> # dpkg -l apt\* 
> Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
> | Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
> |/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: 
> uppercase=bad)
> ||/ Name           Version        Description
> +++-==============-==============-============================================
> ii  apt            0.5.27         Advanced front-end for dpkg
> un  apt-doc        <none>         (no description available)
> ii  apt-utils      0.5.27         APT utility programs
> without pb on my c110 debian unstable running a kernel 2.6.8-rc2-pa5 ;)
> John David Anglin wrote:
> >Today, I tried apt-get update and it seg faulted.  Here is the gdb
> >backtrace:
> >
> >root@hiauly6:/# gdb /usr/bin/apt-get core
> >GNU gdb 6.1-debian
> >Copyright 2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> >GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are
> >welcome to change it and/or 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.
> >This GDB was configured as "hppa-linux"...(no debugging symbols found)...Using host libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".
> >
> >Core was generated by `apt-get update'.
> >Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
> >Reading symbols from /usr/lib/libapt-pkg-libc6.2-3.so.3.2...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
> >Loaded symbols for /usr/lib/libapt-pkg-libc6.2-3.so.3.2
> >  
> >
> umm something weird: my install is /usr/lib/libapt-pkg-libc6.3-5.so.3.3.0
> hth,
>     joel

J. David Anglin                                  dave.anglin@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca
National Research Council of Canada              (613) 990-0752 (FAX: 952-6602)

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