[Pkg-octave-devel] Bug#523085: Bug#523085: octave3.0: clear -all causes segfault and coredump
Le 01/05/2009 à 18:31, Thomas Weber a écrit :
> On Sun, Apr 12, 2009 at 10:16:42PM +0200, Alain Baeckeroot wrote:
> > Unloading does nothing, uninstalling it solve the pb.
> > I have tracked this issue a little, it seems to be in swig
> > (used by the octave database package).
> > I did dumb test with swig, and each time i got this issue.
> > I have written small tools to access postgresdb, so no more need
> > of this package and swig.
> I'm wondering whether we should remove the packages that show these
> problems from Debian. We can't do anything about it and a crash is
> something I can hardly tolerate?
> I know that the database package is currently not packaged by us, but I
> think that octave-ftp has the same problems, hasn't it?
>  TTBOMK, it's a problem with the SWIG wrapper, isn't it?
Afaik it is swig which is absolutely totally broken, octave is fine.
(using swig also creates lots of global variables, 108 in database pkg...)
I sent our small replacement tools to octave-dev, so maybe we will
soon have a replacement for the broken database package (which is
not part of debian).