core during preinst
just tried to install netscape4
on my hamm system:
stas ~ # dpkg -i netscape4_4.0-6.deb
(Reading database ... 15923 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking netscape4 (from netscape4_4.0-6.deb) ...
dpkg: error processing netscape4_4.0-6.deb (--install):
subprocess pre-installation script killed by signal (Segmentation fault),
Errors were encountered while processing:
Core was generated by perl:
stas ~ # gdb /usr/bin/perl core
GNU gdb 970507
Copyright 1997 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you
welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain
Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
There is absolutely no warranty for GDB. Type "show warranty" for
This GDB was configured as "i586-pc-linux"...(no debugging symbols
warning: core file may not match specified executable file.
Core was generated by `perl /var/lib/dpkg/tmp.ci/preinst install'.
Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
find_solib: Can't read pathname for load map: I/O error
#0 0x4007209d in ?? () from /lib/libc.so.6
have latest perl and dpkg
stas ~ $ dpkg -l per*
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err:
||/ Name Version Description
ii perl 5.004.02-1 Larry Wall's Practical Extracting and
un perl-base <none> (no description available)
un perl-debug <none> (no description available)
ii perl-suid 5.004.02-1 Runs setuid perl scripts.
any ideas ?
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