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Re: Bug#506566: aptitude: [powerpc] segfaults when selecting a given option in the menu

merge 503158 506566

On 2008-11-22 17:58 +0100, Rogério Brito wrote:

> Package: aptitude
> Severity: important
> X-Debbugs-CC: debian-powerpc@lists.debian.org
> Hi.
> I just got rid of MacOS X on my iBook G3 (powerpc) and installed things
> using the lenny RC 1 installation CD (full installation CD).
> When I try to go to aptitude's menu to disable the automatic
> installation of recommends, it segfaults. :-( I then switched to
> unstable and got the same behaviour.
> More specifically, when I pressed C-T (to activate the drop-down menu),
> then went to "Options" and selected "Preferences", it segfaulted on the
> iBook.

Seems this has already been reported as #503158.

> I can send an strace of it, if desired.

That would not be useful, a gdb backtrace (after installing aptitude-dbg
and libcwidget3-dbg) would be needed.  But we already have one, see


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