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Re: Can't menuconfig

On Sunday 11 April 2004 10:52 pm, Richard Harke wrote:
> On Sunday 11 April 2004 03:40 pm, Matthew Wilcox wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 09, 2004 at 06:05:55PM -0700, Richard Harke wrote:
> > > The error is a longish harangue from the menuconfig script based on
> > > getting a value of 139 back from lxdialog
> >
> > Return values above 128 are 128 + signal number.  ie 139 - 128 = 11.
> > lxdialog received signal 11 which is SIGSEGV.
> Thanks, I'll see if I can catch it with GDB
I installed libncurses5-dbg (54.-3) and libc6.1-dbg (2.3.2.ds1-11)
and I get the following backtrace. One can see that the format pointer
changed near the call to _IO_vfprintf but I haven't been able
to see why. Maybe somebody with more experience will spot
it more quickly.

(gdb) bt
#0  _IO_vfprintf (s=0x60000fffffff98b0, 
    format=0xe000000000000002 <Address 0xe000000000000002 out of bounds>, 
    ap=0x60000fffffff99b8) at vfprintf.c:231
#1  0x20000000001b3430 in _IO_vsprintf (string=0x60000fffffff99d0 "x/", 
    format=0x20000000000d1338 "%c/%.*s", args=0x60000fffffff99a0)
    at iovsprintf.c:46
#2  0x2000000000194330 in *__GI_sprintf (s=0x60000fffffff99d0 "x/", 
    format=0x20000000000d1338 "%c/%.*s") at sprintf.c:36
#3  0x20000000000c2240 in _nc_read_entry (tn=0x60000fffffffbe17 "xterm", 
    filename=0x60000fffffffa9d0 "", tp=0x6000000000016f30)
    at /build/buildd/ncurses-5.4/ncurses/tinfo/read_entry.c:464
#4  0x20000000000b3890 in grab_entry (tn=0x60000fffffffbe17 "xterm", 
    at /build/buildd/ncurses-5.4/ncurses/tinfo/lib_setup.c:242
#5  0x20000000000b40d0 in setupterm (tname=0x60000fffffffbe17 "xterm", 
    Filedes=1, errret=0x60000fffffffb9d0)
    at /build/buildd/ncurses-5.4/ncurses/tinfo/lib_setup.c:438
#6  0x2000000000083c10 in newterm (name=0x60000fffffffbe17 "xterm", 
    ofp=0x600000000000bdb0, ifp=0x600000000000bb60)
    at /build/buildd/ncurses-5.4/ncurses/base/lib_newterm.c:106
#7  0x200000000007bff0 in initscr ()
    at /build/buildd/ncurses-5.4/ncurses/base/lib_initscr.c:52
#8  0x4000000000017490 in init_dialog () at util.c:147
#9  0x400000000001a140 in main (argc=5, argv=0x60000fffffffbbf8)
    at lxdialog.c:127

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