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[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[1] 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?
> [1] TTBOMK, it's a problem with the SWIG wrapper, isn't it?
> 	Thomas

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).


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